Chick forgot how to chick! Please help!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Emojikitten, Mar 7, 2018.

  1. Emojikitten

    Emojikitten Chirping

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    Hey! My baby chicken, Henrietta, got poop all over her butt and forehead, so I decided to wash it off with a washcloth. I wiped the poop off her forehead and her butt and dried her off with a towel. I put her back in the cage with a heat lamp and she started screeching at the top of her little chicken lungs and staying in one spot. She's nice and dry so I don't know what to do... I put her on a heating pad on low for a couple minutes and wrapped her in a towel, but she is still screeching and not moving. I don't know what to do and I'm crying right now. I don't want my baby Henrietta to die or get sick. Does anyone know whats going on and what to do? Please answer as soon as possible...
     
  2. Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua

    Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua Crowing

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    Oh my gosh I'm so sorry I don't know what that could be is she in with other chicks if not then that could be why how long has she been screeching?
     
  3. Emojikitten

    Emojikitten Chirping

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    Shes been screeching since I wiped her with a washcloth, about 30 or 40 minutes ago.
     
  4. Emojikitten

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    She isnt moving, and shes opening her eyes a bit.
     
  5. Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua

    Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua Crowing

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    Ok wow that's a long time can you hold her in your hand and whisper to her that might help
     
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  6. Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua

    Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua Crowing

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    Oh your right that sounds more like a valosaraptor not a chick I've never heard of this before
     
  7. Emojikitten

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    Thanks! Ill try it. I've been whispering to her, but I haven't held her yet.
     
  8. Chicken-lovebirdchihuahua

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    Try that and if that doesn't work I don't know what to say I'm sorry
     
  9. Mduggar

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    Can you posts video of the screaming?
     
  10. Mduggar

    Mduggar Chirping

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    You should try electrolyte water through an eye dropper
     

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