Baby chick lethargic standing tall and looks like she’s trying to poop

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Aristocat123, Oct 22, 2019.

  1. Aristocat123

    Aristocat123 Songster

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    She’s drinking, eating and pooping but it seems that she’s having trouble standing for long period of time. If she needs b2 how much does she need and what is the best way to administer it?
    I don’t know how to check for swelling of the abdomen. I don’t see anything abnormal with her other than sitting a lot . She was always the one to be under the heater more than the others and she was very tiny.
    Thank you so much for your help.
     
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  2. Aristocat123

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    She’s eating, drinking and pooping. She just seems to have trouble standing for long periods of time. Thank you for your help.
     
  3. Wyorp Rock

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    I would give her 1/4 tablet of B-Complex daily.
    Compare her to other chicks, feel her bottom to see if there's any swelling/difference.
     
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  4. Aristocat123

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    Just crush it and give it to her mixed in water with a syringe?
    This is her this morning. Thank you again for your help

     
  5. Wyorp Rock

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    Yes, you can crush it up and add it to her feed or dissolve it in a small amount of water and syringe it into her.
     
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  6. Aristocat123

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    Ok will do. I checked her belly and it feels normal.
     
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