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Chick can't stand up

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Desert Rose, Nov 7, 2016.

  1. Desert Rose

    Desert Rose Hatching

    May 12, 2016

    I have a 4 day old Red sexlink leghorn mix that has not been able to stand from birth. It try's to walk around, but ends up bouncing around. The other chicks have been picking on it so I separated it from them. I have put tape shoes on it, and it seems to help a little. It has been eating and drinking. It seems like it just can't get up on its legs. I really really don't want to cull it. So what should I do?

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