Emergencies please help quick ain't got much time

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mattsiewrt94, Dec 21, 2013.

  1. Mattsiewrt94

    Mattsiewrt94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got home to find my chicken laying down like she was dead so I pick her up to bury her and she chirped but it's like she's in a coma she's breathing she will move here and there but she woke wake up it's a chick just got all it's feathers I thought it could have been a heart attack idk please help she's under a heat lamp in my house now she was cold but breathing
     
  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    For now the heat lamp is just what she needs ........
    She sounds young,, did you leave her outside by
    herself or are there others with her ??????
    And how cold is it where you are ????


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  3. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was she still in the brooder? Sounds like she might be too cold.
     
  4. Mattsiewrt94

    Mattsiewrt94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was 70 today in suffolk virginia but at night it's 50 she opened her eyes for alittle and there's other but this pullet and two other hens got introduced to my flock 2 days ago it seemed like she hasn't been getting no sleep but when I picked her out she was running around eating and drink now that I brought her home she still would eat and drink but she was always tired I thought she was sick but she still would come when called and she kept running in the spots of sun to sleep and I came home to find her on the ground like she was dead idk what to do
     
  5. ChelseysChicken

    ChelseysChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm. I dont have enough knowledge or experience to even try an tell you what it could be. Hopefully someone will come along here soon and give you some answers but I can tell you that heat and water< when shes in a bit better shape is all you can do to help at this moment. So do those things and relax :/
    Good Luck
     
  6. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    So what kind of food have you given her and how much
    is in her craw if anything at all ......

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  7. Mattsiewrt94

    Mattsiewrt94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She ended up not making it poor little thing I did the best I could.
     
  8. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    It sounds like she was to cold for too long [​IMG] sorry for the loss ...
    How old was she ????
    And do you have more ????

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  9. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry to hear that.
     
  10. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Any chicks that young need to be in a brooder with a heat lamp, especially if you have less than 10 of them. The cold is what killed her. I hope you will do your research on raising baby chicks before getting any more.
     

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