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Baby chick wont get off his back?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by silkieboxerluv, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. silkieboxerluv

    silkieboxerluv Songster

    Mar 28, 2008
    Just wondering is this normal? Just hatched out 2 Turkens and the one is way wobbly of course but it seems to fall on its back and try to get up with one leg. Legs look fine-if you position him he can stand fine. Should I just give him more time?
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing Premium Member

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    Give them 24 hours to get their legs under them and keep them off newspaper or other slick surfaces.

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