Chick, gooey egg, curled feet, and Katee baby bird formula

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Hennypen, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. Hennypen

    Hennypen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The humidity during incubation got all messed up and as a result the chicks hatched from gooey eggs. One chick's legs/toes were curled under and the poor thing couldn't walk. Afer the 2nd day he was either going to die due to lack of food and water, he still couldn't stand much less walk, or I was going to have to help.

    I started feeding Kaytee baby bird formula and now on day 4 her toes are uncurled and she can walk. YEA! She still prefers teh baby bird formula over chick feed so we're having to monitor that.


    Here's her video.
     
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2011
  2. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    medicated chick feed and vitamin water and make sure the heat is not to high and they can get out of it if need to
     
  3. Hennypen

    Hennypen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's fine once they can stand to eat.
     

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