dying chicks

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hunterblu123, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. hunterblu123

    hunterblu123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We get 150 chicks Wednesday. They are mostly Cornish rock pullets some BR roo's and BO roo's. So far we have lost 5 and there is another 6 that will soon of the Cornish rocks. We have 2 heat lamps on them there is no draft. Its not to hot in there and they are not hanging out under the light like they are cold. I know you will loose some but this is a lot (I think) They come from Mt. Healthy Hatcheries. The ill one's don't want to move around and not eating or drinking. I have them in a box under the light so they are not with the healthy one's.

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. josh d

    josh d New Egg

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    Out of 150 thats not to bad I suppose...I have lost 5 from a batch of 7 so it can vary a lot. If you lose anymore than what you already mentioned than I would start to be concerned.
     
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