Brand new baby - sick and hernia?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hoping4eggs, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. hoping4eggs

    hoping4eggs Out Of The Brooder

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    We had one of our hens go broody. Last week she hatched out 4 adorable chicks. One died shortly after. The other 3 are doing great. This morning I found a brand new wet baby. By lunch time though it was floundering and doing poorly. I brought it in and have been offering some spiked water. Stopped at the store and got some baby food. Other than this and heat what else can I do? He doesnt seem to be improving but no worse yet. No strength to stand..just lays for now. also appears to have a herniated bellybutton? is this common? Do we have any hope? TIA


    Karen
     
  2. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    That is about all you can do. [​IMG]
     
  3. hoping4eggs

    hoping4eggs Out Of The Brooder

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    TY! I have it curled in my chest and hand right now.. offering body heat and supporting a more correct position... We shall see what night brings..
     

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