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Baby chick throwing itself on its back?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Clucker23, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. Clucker23

    Clucker23 Hatching

    Feb 12, 2013
    Soo i could use some help everyone, here is my problem...I have a baby chick who was stuck in the egg for almost a whole day, I finally got it out and its been out for about 24 hours or so now, But here is my problem the baby cant seem to stand if you put it on its feet it will almost throw itself on its back. And once on its back it just keeps kicking and kicking. But this is not a weak chick, it is very alert and responsive, will drink water when offered and I gave Poly-Vi-Sol last night, I've been holding him in the correct position on his feet and alternating to having his feet dangle between my fingers and it is very capable of holding his head on his own and moving his legs the correct way. I am very willing to work with this little guy i just don't know what else to do, so if anyone has suggestions or advice , It would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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