dont know what else i can do

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by js1206, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. js1206

    js1206 New Egg

    Feb 9, 2014
    i have a baby chick 3 days old now and dont know if its suffering it isnt keeping up with chicks and seems weird the way it holds its head and is starting to cherp a lot
  2. Cluckysnap123

    Cluckysnap123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2014
    I don't know how to help, go to a local vet for tips too.
  3. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

    It probably will not make it.

    Remember, not one vet in a thousand are trained to treat chickens, regardless of what the vet tells you. The closest most vets come to treating chickens is working in a poultry slaughter house condemning sub-standard chicken carcasses for the USDA Inspection Service. Honest!!!!.

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  4. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Flock Master

    Nov 7, 2012
    Go to the thread search and enter: Vitamin E encephalopathy, star gazer, crazy chick syndrome. Try Vitamin E, probiotics, electrolytes, and Nutridrench or Polyvisol without Iron. If you increase nutrition, it's possible that you might be able to save it, good that you are catching it early. You have nothing to loose, and it may, or may not die, but at least you can try, if you have the time to invest.
  5. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Give it some chick starter and water and get it wormed up
    just sounds a little weak ........

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