Belgian Bearded d'Uccle staring at wall

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mconro, May 8, 2011.

  1. mconro

    mconro Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a Belgian Bearded d'Uccle that is one month old. She has done great until today. Now sitting facing the wall, not eating or drinking. No signs of a pasty butt. No signs of injury. ANY ideas?!?! My daughter is just heartbroken!
    Thanks so much
     
  2. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Check the crop to make sure it's not impacted. The crop is loacted on the right side of breast. Give some poly-vi-sol infant vitamins in water. Make sure it's without iron. If the crop is full, massage it and give your bird a drop of olive oil. I hope everything is okay.
     
  3. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 7, 2010
    Portland, OR
    Same thing JUST HAPPENED with my little D'Uccle girl. A little older, but not much. I tried giving her oil through a tube into her stomach, but she died. I think I may have accidently flooded her lungs by not putting the tube far enough back in her throat. I don't know what was wrong with her and I feel terrible.

    On a happier note, I had a chickie hatch the same day she died. The life cycle continues, but I am sad nonetheless.

    Hope your little girl does better than mine.
     

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