Baby Chick not eating, drinking and breathing with open mouth HELP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kwoodford, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. kwoodford

    kwoodford New Egg

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    I have a 2.5 week baby chick that has been breathing with her mouth open (no noise coming out), eyes closed and has not been interested in eating or drinking. The breathing doesn't seem to be heat related... almost a gasping for air. Has anyone had experience with this before?
     
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2014
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    Do you have a place where she can get away from the heat source in the brooder? The panting sounds like she may be too hot and overheated.
     
  3. kwoodford

    kwoodford New Egg

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    Yes, I removed her out of the broader into a cooler area about 20+ minutes ago and she is still has the same symptoms.
     
  4. kwoodford

    kwoodford New Egg

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    Yes, I removed her out of the brooder into her own place 20+ minutes ago and she still has the same symptoms.
     

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