chicks dying:(

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by westie, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. westie

    westie New Egg

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    Bought 4 chicks today. and two died in the last hour. Temp is at 100 for 2 day old chicks. Help!
     
  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    Are the chicks panting? 100 is around right, but my chicks started at 90. Are there any other symptoms? Eating, drinking, pooping regular?
     
  3. Chickenclucker

    Chickenclucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some just don't make it from the ride in from where ever...sad to say. dip their beaks in water and make sure they know where the food and water is... but don't handle too much. sometimes its just better to leave them be and keep the stress low so they can adjust better. Good Luck!
     

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