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April Hatch Along

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by tao chick, Apr 1, 2017.

  1. BirdsNRabbits

    BirdsNRabbits Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ughhhhh you all are driving me crazyyy. I need more eggs in the incubator [​IMG]


    Congrats to all who have had successful hatches in the past few days!
     
  2. orrpeople

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    I just sent DH to get some at Tractor Supply. It's almost as if she's having seizures. She will chirp, open her eyes for a second or two, then throw her head back, causing her whole body to fall back, and then she can't right herself and cries loudly. I have her on the couch in a heating pad tent. I've given her several droppers of the higher strength sav-a-chick and now she seems to be sleeping more normally - i keep checking to make sure she's still breathing.
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  3. Kyanite

    Kyanite Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Ahhhh! All these adorable chicks are killing me. 15 more days until mine hatch. Can. Not. Wait!

    Orrpeople, I really hope your little chick makes it. It sounds like you're doing everything you can. Good luck!

    I went to a chicken event today and came home with 4 chicks. 3 Svart Hona and 1 CCL. So excited to have them. Tides me over until mine hatch. The CCL will help with genetic diversity in my flock, the Svarts are for fun.
     
  4. WVduckchick

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    Look up stargazing. That's what it sounds like she is doing.
     
  5. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds Premium Member

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    Where's the pics?? :D
     
  6. PeepsInCarolina

    PeepsInCarolina Just Hatched

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    I have three babies (I lost one[​IMG]) and three left in the incubator that haven't pipped yet. But my three little fluff balls seem to be doing well in the brooder!
     
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  7. orrpeople

    orrpeople Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Every single hatch I learn something new... From my very first hatch with a malpo with a slipped tendon, to most recently with scissor beak, and now this time stargazing.... maybe I could put in my order to stop all the learning????
     
  8. slantrhymes

    slantrhymes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Huh, Stargazing is a disorder I associate with snakes (which I also raise). Interesting!
     
  9. WVduckchick

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    Slipped tendon is the worst, if ya ask me :(



    I had one that was slight, and one that was pretty bad. Nutridrench fixed them both up, along with a little neck stroking, and babying. I've read that alot never recover though.

    I didn't know snakes did it. What does it entail in snakes?
     
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  10. orrpeople

    orrpeople Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm, snakes... you got me there!!
    But what I really want to say is, Guess who is running around the brooder????!!!
    Oh wv - thank you so much for the help! We "drenched" her and in about an hour she was acting normal!! Now, I know better than to celebrate too soon, but she literally could not stay upright an hour ago, and now she's pecking stuff off her brother's face!! Okay, mini celebration - but that's all. :celebrate
     
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