Baby chick wont get off his back?

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

  1. silkieboxerluv

    silkieboxerluv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Give them 24 hours to get their legs under them and keep them off newspaper or other slick surfaces.
     

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