Chick is panting, won't open eyes, and won't eat

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Ivy061, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. Ivy061

    Ivy061 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 11, 2010
    Sulphur, LA
    One of my EE chicks is panting constantly and is squinting it's eyes. It is moving around between the heat lamp and the cool area of the brooder so I don't think heat is a problem. It has stopped eating and drinking but I have been dipping it's beak into the water dish. I am really concerned about it not eating. It is the only one in the brooder with an empty crop. I don't have a dropper to force feed it but I can get one if needed.

    But the question is should I force feed it? Should I cull? What's wrong with her?
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia

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