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

  1. hunterblu123

    hunterblu123 Chirping

    Aug 4, 2010
    SW Ohio
    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 Hatching

    Nov 23, 2009
    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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