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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 Songster

    Sep 4, 2008
    Central Florida
    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 Songster

    May 19, 2008
    East Bethel MN
    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 ;)

    Jan 14, 2007
    OH/PA Boarder
    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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