Chick looks like its gasping for air.......been like that for two days

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by roll8221, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. roll8221

    roll8221 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a baby sizzle that hatched couple days ago and has looked like its gasping for air or something like that.....any suggestions?
     
  2. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That happened to me a week ago, I lost a blue laced red wyandotte bantam. I had the exact same symptoms and had no idea what to do med wise. I gave all the chicks vitamins and electrolytes in their water which i do for new chicks at least for the first few weeks but have gone as far as a month. It didn't help and noone knew what was wrong so i just had to wait it out, needless to say i lost that one and an ameraucana chick just yesturday to the same thing. One was at 1 week old and the ameraucana chick made it to 2 weeks. Wish i could help, [​IMG] the lil chicky makes it
     
  3. Sharisr32

    Sharisr32 Egg Killer ;)

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    Go to the fish Store - get Copper Safe - it is Copper Sulfate
    and Gel Tek -parasite treater if they do have that brand ask for the worker to find the equal the active ingredient is metronidazole
    you are describing Canker --
     

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