Baby chick lethargic:should I just let it sleep?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Peepinwithmapeeps, May 22, 2019.

  1. Peepinwithmapeeps

    Peepinwithmapeeps In the Brooder

    May 22, 2019
    I just recieved 10 babies in the mail. Mostly healthy considering their 2 day journey-except for 1. They're under heat, drinking water with vita-pak and eating. The weak one seems to be unable to do anything than faceplant. It's right near food and water and interested but struggling. I'm just worried that my handling will do more harm than good? Anyone else navigated this successfully?
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  2. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Addict

    Mar 9, 2014
    Northern Colorado

    Do you have any nutridrench?
    A few drops on the beak so it runs inside the mouth usually helps those weak ones.

    Maybe use water that you already have with the vita-pak in it if you don't have nutridrench....
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