Chick won't stop peeping :(

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  1. ilovechickens34

    ilovechickens34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a lot of new chicks, and one won't stop peeping. It doesn't seem to be eating or drinking, either. It does walk around, but it isn't as active as the other chicks. The headlamp is plenty warm for it, and it has lots of food and water.
    Does anyone know what could be wrong. Thanks! I feel so bad for the poor chick.
     
  2. Chicken-Eye

    Chicken-Eye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww poor fella. Maybe it's best to separate him from the rest and see if his peeping is less. If not, put him back in. Also, does he seem smaller than the others? Did he hatch the latest? Does he get picked on by the older chicks? Feel his limbs for any swelling. You should also post in the Emergencies/Diseases section. I'm no vet, and that's all my advice.

    Oh, and I forgot to say :welcome xD

    Best of luck,
    Chicken-Eye
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. Possibly posting your question on the "Raising baby chicks" forum may be helpful. Sorry, i let momma hen do my hatching so i have no experience of raising chicks.

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I believe I answered your other post before.. If you pick up the chick does it stop peeping? If may be too hot or too cold, or doesn't know how to drink or eat yet. Mama bird would peck at the feeder to show it where food was and the same with water. Sometimes you have to dip their beak gently in the shallow water so they know what it is.
     
  6. ilovechickens34

    ilovechickens34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone! The chick is doing much better. I dipped it's beak in the water, and have been showing it the food. It doesn't peep as much as it used to, and it's becoming more active. I'm positive that it'll be okay. :)
     
  7. chickgirl99

    chickgirl99 New Egg

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    Hi I have a baby austrlorp chick and she won't stop cheeping at night and I get no sleep [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  8. ilovechickens34

    ilovechickens34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww, this chick was different, though. She peeped non-stop and wouldn't eat or drink. The poor thing didn't make it, sadly :(
     
  9. chickgirl99

    chickgirl99 New Egg

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    Awwwww omg I'm so sorry [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. chickgirl99

    chickgirl99 New Egg

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    [​IMG][​IMG] so sorry
     

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