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Chick issue!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Peppypap, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. Peppypap

    Peppypap Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, I just picked up two chicks a few days ago and they are both arorable. A polish, Stella, and a banty silkie, "Poofy Lilly", which are supposed to both be girls. The silkie has been crying for a few days, non-stop, and we are keeping them in the house. (Not sure how much longer I can take the squeaking [​IMG] ) And Stella is Mommy to it. Lilly is always trying to crawl under her and squeeze under her wing, and Stella has been tollerating it. Stella is about 2 weeks old and Lilly Has just started to grow some wing feathers, we think she is around 1-2 weeks old? Any idea how to make her stop crying? She's not cold, she is eating and drinking, and just won't stop chirping! [​IMG]
     
  2. froggiesheins

    froggiesheins Overrun With Chickens

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    If you pic3k her up and cuddle with her, does she stop cheeping?? How warm are you keeping the brooder? Poor little one, is having a hard time....
     
  3. Peppypap

    Peppypap Out Of The Brooder

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    Apparently, she was too cold. My mom gets up early to go to work and she checked on them this morning, and the little one was cold. She held her for a while then woke me up when it was time for her to go. I held her and wrapped her up under my shirt (Yes she could breathe) And every now and then I would hold her under the heat lamp (But not too close) And later in the morning, she died. Now the other is crying, and I think it is because she is lonley. I'll pick her up and she will stop and chirp a little, She will sit in my lap and clean her fuzz.
     
  4. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    [​IMG] I a so sorry for your loss.
     

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