chicks dying

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Debrea, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. Debrea

    Debrea Hatching

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    My 4wk old chicks are dying. They seem weak, air in their crop & are thin. I have them on chick starter, vitamin water, heat lamp. What could be going on? Help plz!
     

  2. RedJungleFowl

    RedJungleFowl Songster

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    maybe they are hunger
     
  3. Debrea

    Debrea Hatching

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    no they have food all the time
     
  4. What's thier poo look like?
     

  5. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

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    You need to get corrid and treat them immediately for cocci in case that is the problem because it kills very quickly. If it turns out not to be cocci then you can try other things but go for that first. Sometimes you can see bloody poop but not always.
     
  6. mrsjohnson0807

    mrsjohnson0807 In the Brooder

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    I agree with welasharon. Coccicoidosis is probably the culprit.
     
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2012

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