Ethics question- when do you decide to euthanize?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nccatnip, Nov 1, 2007.

  1. Mareloo

    Mareloo Songster

    Oct 28, 2007
    South Africa
    I agree.. Don't look at it as a pet.

    I also think it will stop eating if it is in constant pain..

    Good luck.
  2. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

    Sep 6, 2007
    Corydon, Indiana
    Hi, do you think it could be caused by the way the chick was in the egg? I have seen babies born butt first and their legs are up to their ears for quite a while. I would probably wait, if she can get around and is eating and drinking, it might clear itself up. Karen
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Since it has been though physical therapy already, chances are there is another defect that is genetic or an artifact of incubation. Not much more you can do now since it's about a week old.

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