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baby keeps an eye closed

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tcal, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. tcal

    tcal Songster

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    I have five 24ish hour old hatchlings that are in the brooder. they all are pecking at food but one is a little sluggish and keeps one eye closed most of the time. Other than that he/she seems alright. Ya'll reckon it's OK?
     

  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

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    For the first day, yes that's ok. I would monitor closely on day 2 and make sure he's perking up like everyone else and that the eye opens.
     

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