An emergency! My little chick has drown

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ameer894, Oct 30, 2013.

  1. Ameer894

    Ameer894 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi
    My baby chicken has fall into the little pool of the ducks and drwan
    I pulled it out and it is not moving but still breathing and opening his peak a little.
    I think he swallowed so much water

    Is there any thing I could do for him? please :(
     
  2. GD91

    GD91 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get it under a heatlamp asap to warm it up.
    Then let it rest & see how it goes.
    Sorry :(
     
  3. Ameer894

    Ameer894 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]

    Thank you I did as you said, I think he has 20% probability to survive.
    He moves a little , we'll see what happens :(
     
  4. GD91

    GD91 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good. Make sure it has a good rest & plenty of quiet. Most likely shock is playing a major role, so keep it as calm & snug as a possible with minimal disturbance.

    Is the chick handreared or from a broody?

    If it's from a broody it won't be used to much handling or human presence , so be especially careful about interfering because it could make the shock worse .

    Keep us updated, I've subscribed to your thread :)
     
  5. Ameer894

    Ameer894 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used to go to my chickens coop and let them go out everyday!
    I feed them while they are around me. I used to carry him sometimes!

    Update: It opened it's eyes for a while and it is making some noises like chicks do

    I will be sure that it will get a good rest Inshalla

    Thanks a lot
     
    Last edited: Oct 30, 2013
  6. rachmickmurphy

    rachmickmurphy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fingers crossed for him.
     
  7. Ameer894

    Ameer894 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you think I should feed it? It is too weak :(

    Update: The chick stood on it's legs and opened it's eyes!
    I just try not get close to it because he is afraid and shocked as GD91 told me

    Thank you guys God bless you
    I'll see what happens to it tomorrow and tell you, God willing
     
  8. acorn265

    acorn265 Out Of The Brooder

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    Poor little guy! [​IMG] I hope he will be ok!
     
  9. acorn265

    acorn265 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am no expert, but I would say wait until he has shown some signs of improving before you make him eat, but definitely leave food for him in case he will eat by himself.
     
  10. rainslick

    rainslick Out Of The Brooder

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    Scramble an egg and put that in the blend or food processor to make pieces tiny. Leave that out for the chick to eat, high protein but easy to digest. If it survives be sure to add a few drops of apple cider vinegar to the water when you leave it out for the chick. Keep your chick under observation for at least 48 hours before placing it back with the rest of your birds. Good luck, I hope your chick pulls through!
     
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