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chick not eating

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Axle Quails, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. Axle Quails

    Axle Quails Songster

    May 1, 2011
    It a baby bantam and I got another chicken and a ducking with it and they seem to be bullying it and now it not eating at all and it not movin :s

  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    It's not moving at all? Have you tried pulling the chick out and feeding it separately? (and giving water too)

    Any other symptoms?
  3. mljohnson05

    mljohnson05 Songster

    May 16, 2011
    separate the bantam...bantams are fragile when young cause of their size (all I raise is bantams)
    Once you put her in a separate pen , see if she walks. How is she sitting?
    are her legs paralyzed like? can you make her stand?
    any cold symptoms, fluid in chest, wheezing?
    How is her poop?
    She may just be scared or may not be getting the food cause of the others.
    Give her polyvsol (without iron). Take the dropper and run it along her beak line until she swallows. Do this for 2-3 days.
    Give her some wet mash, and make her some scrambled eggs and add 2 tablespoons of buttermilk.
    You can also put a CLEAN stuffed animal in her cage to keep her company while she is alone.

    Pics or more information would be very helpful [​IMG]

    good luck,

  4. Axle Quails

    Axle Quails Songster

    May 1, 2011
    Yeh I pulled it out and it has it wings just spreaded out it dont want water and food because it put it right in front of it

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