chick with blocked nostril

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by City Chicken, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. City Chicken

    City Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one of the chicks was lagging behind... i noticed that she is the smallest.
    she stands by the food but eats little, her crop is not full like the others.

    i was trying to force feed her a few crumbles, realized that her nostril is blocked. i use FF so it's wet, looks like she got pushed into it and now has food up her nose and can't breathe. i tried to clear it out... but she still looks like she is having trouble, i can't get it all.

    i think she won't make it if i don't get her eating and drinking today. it's like having a cold - i never want to eat because i can't breathe and eat at the same time. but she isn't going to make it if she doesn't.
    ideas?
     

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