Austra White Chick isn't eating...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AZchickens17, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. AZchickens17

    AZchickens17 Chirping

    My chick has been sleeping under the heat lamp for the past 3 or 4 days. She isn't eating or drinking, she isn't chirping, just sleeping while standing up. If anybody could help, please do. I just lost another one of my chicks last night to a seizure.

    Last edited: Mar 16, 2017

  2. AZchickens17

    AZchickens17 Chirping

    She just started eating nevermind, I will keep you updated.
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Was the chick you lost last night ago brooded with this chick? While you may have witnessed what appeared to be a seizure, it is more likely that what was seen were the "death throes" for that bird - meaning it was not so much the cause of the bird's death, but the result of an underlying issue/illness and if this bird was brooded with the now sick bird that only strengthens the likelihood that you are dealing with something more serious here.
  4. AZchickens17

    AZchickens17 Chirping

    yes she was. She appears to be healthier now

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