Baby Chick Dying?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Christian99, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. Christian99

    Christian99 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a golden buff, about 3-5 days old. It's right foot is injured so it doesn't really walk. I try to not let them have the heat lamp as much as possible. One time it was just laying down, cooking itself to death. I turned it off and gave it a ton of water and she lived another day. Today, I had the heat lamp facing only about 1/5 of their house. They had water and everything, but the baby chick was laying there. It would not move unless you moved it, then it would do some twitching. It can't be sleeping, the way it is laid out.
     
  2. roseyred

    roseyred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would mix up some raw honey an water and give t to em. Maybe the sugars will wake it up a little...could have something wrong with it..
     
  3. Christian99

    Christian99 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay. Will try.
     
  4. roseyred

    roseyred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    By injured foot what exactly do you mean?
     
  5. Christian99

    Christian99 Out Of The Brooder

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    Its leg is chipped, and every time it tries to walk, it tumbles. By the way, its almost 1 o'clock in the day where I live and it is still laying down, barely moving.
     
  6. Christian99

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    Update: Unfortunately, the chick died.
     
  7. roseyred

    roseyred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry to hear /:
     

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