Does silkie chicks need anything special?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kycowgirlchick, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. kycowgirlchick

    kycowgirlchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I ordered some silkie chicks from Cackle. They all arrived alive and seemed to be doing fine. Now they are 3 weeks old and I am loosing babies. They all seem fine until I find one the next day. They are on chick starter and plenty of water. Are they not getting something?
     
  2. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm, do they have lice, or an illness? [​IMG]
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    They dont need anything special.

    How is their poop? Could they have coccidia? Are they on medicated or non-medicated?
     
  4. kycowgirlchick

    kycowgirlchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Non medicated food. No crusty butts. Nothing seems wrong. I just find them dead.
     
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  5. kycowgirlchick

    kycowgirlchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are usually very active.
     

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