Baby Not Thriving?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Egg_newton, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. Egg_newton

    Egg_newton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched out some silkie eggs last week. The last little one to hatch was about four days later than everyone else. It seems to have a goopy eye and just kind of stands around. I've cleaned up its little eye and put an antibiotic cream on it but I'm afraid he/or she isn't going to make it. What can I do for the little bugger to increase its chances of survival?
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    See if you can find some chick saver or a good vitamin+electrolyte supplement for poultry. That should help it a bit. Good luck!
     

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