Chicks hatched 12-24 hrs ago... Not all drinking water

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jdleston, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. jdleston

    jdleston Out Of The Brooder

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    The bravest chick is drinking but I haven't seen any go over on their own. I dipped their beaks 3 times... When should I start getting really worried? I know they ship chicks and they can go a couple days but I am nervous.
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    How are they acting? Are they walking around? Peeping very loudly? Sleeping? Keep dipping their beaks as much as possible. Soon they'll learn to drink on their own. Make sure the waterer is colored so they can see it well.
     
  3. jdleston

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    Ok. Thanks they are acting ok. Walking but mostly sleeping. I have pink and purple pebbles in the water... I'll keep dipping their bears. Thank you.
     

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