Baby Not Thriving?

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

  1. Egg_newton

    Egg_newton Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 19, 2009
    East Central Indiana
    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

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    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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