Crested Polish 6 day old looking sick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by artbypaula, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. artbypaula

    artbypaula New Egg

    Apr 17, 2009
    I got a 6 day old crested polish yesterday. She kept running underneath the 2-3 week old bigger chicks to try and snuggle and they got annoyed and started pecking at her. Today she started hiding under perch too far from heat because of their pecking. I removed her and brought her inside into small heated brooder because she is now distressed. I hope peace, warmth and quiet will get her stronger after such a turmoiled first 24 hrs. She hasnt eaten or drank in 3 hours so I put her beak in water. Could she die?
    Last edited: Apr 29, 2009
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Try some sugar water it will give her a boost.. I would think as long as noone broke the skin she is probably just scared.. Good Luck.. Let us know how she does..

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