Chick left behind, cold!

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

  1. lfoose

    lfoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    give it some water with vitamins and electolytes or if you don't have that a little sugar water.
     

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