Chick out all night

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 02willmontl, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. 02willmontl

    02willmontl New Egg

    Oct 1, 2012
    This morning I went to check my chickens and found that one of the chicks had escaped and had been out all night. But is still alive, however it is cold, wet and weak. Does any one have any tips or suggestions on nursing it back to health?
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Give her some warm sugar water to drink, use an eyedropper and dribble a few drops on the side of her beak so she can drink. Warm her in the brooder using the heat lamp, but not too warm.

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