Baby Chick pooped out intestines!!!?????

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by earlysnowfarm, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. earlysnowfarm

    earlysnowfarm New Egg

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    [​IMG]We just recently ordered 104 baby meat chicks. We have already lost 3 due to natural causes. Anyways that is expected. Today we found one with his intestines hanging from his butt. Poor little guy seems like he is in so much pain! His eye are shut but he is moving. We put him in a box away from the others. We arent sure if we should just cull him or if there is something we should do. Any ideas???? thanks
     
  2. earlysnowfarm

    earlysnowfarm New Egg

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    We decided to put the little guy out of his pain. Sad, but he is no longer suffering. Buried next to the other 3. R.I.P[​IMG][​IMG] but if you still want to give ideas incases there is a next time, that would be great.
     
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  3. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I'm so sorry! [​IMG] I don't have any advice for you but I'm glad that you have joined the group, welcome!
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Meaties have their own special set of problem s - since they are bred to grow at an excellerated rate. I'm fairly certain there is a thread on raising "meat chickens," maybe if you put that in the search box it will pop up.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, earlysnowfarm, and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! Sorry to hear about your chick. As drumstick diva said, meaties (Cornish X, anyway) come with a whole set of issues. They seem to be just a little defective from the get go. If this is the only one you lose out of 104 you will be very fortunate. Good luck to you!
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  9. earlysnowfarm

    earlysnowfarm New Egg

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    Thank-you everyone fir the warm welcomes![​IMG]
     

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