chick scoots on its stomach.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ladylynch, Jan 9, 2015.

  1. ladylynch

    ladylynch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A new chick won't stand up it just scoots on it stomach. And pushes with its legs. Its a very strong and vocal chick. Can it be helped?
     
  2. ladylynch

    ladylynch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's legs are straight back behind it. Not out to the sides
     
  3. ladylynch

    ladylynch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any ideas
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    I would put some SaveAChick or other poultry vitamins in the water, help it to get to food and water, and try a chick chair. Make sure that your bedding is non-slippery to help him get his legs. Many of these chicks don't make it, if they can't learn to walk. Sometimes it is neurological. Here is a link for you: https://sites.google.com/a/poultrypedia.com/poultrypedia/poultry-podiatry

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    chick chair with food and water bowls
     

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