Chick left behind, cold!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lfoose, Oct 10, 2009.

  1. lfoose

    lfoose Songster

    Oct 1, 2007
    Medina, OH
    Our Silkie has been sitting on an egg and today it hatched. Once it hatched, she got off of it and left it. I am guessing it was left for a couple of hours before I found it. I have it inside under a heat lamp. It's chirping a little bit and moving. But what concerns me is it seems to want to keep it's head/neck curled under.

    Any suggestions on how to keep this chick alive?
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2009
  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

    Nov 4, 2008
    Cross Lanes, WV
    give it some water with vitamins and electolytes or if you don't have that a little sugar water.

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