First loss

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jodiea60, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. jodiea60

    jodiea60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This am found a dead chick....was fine and fiesty last night.....I think that it got to cold and he got piled on.....Had up the light last night and I think it got to cold...Live and learn:(
     
  2. ilovemydog

    ilovemydog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh NOO! did you order them or hatch your self?!
     
  3. Gracegirl16

    Gracegirl16 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am so sorry!! When one of my babies died, I was heart broken. I hope everything will be ok!
     
  4. riverchicks

    riverchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for your loss. [​IMG] I hope the rest are doing okay!
     
  5. sbtgal

    sbtgal Out Of The Brooder

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    We lost our first chick today too. I think our garage where the brooder is got cooler than expected. She was lethargic and started falling over. I tried sugar water with no luck. She didn't get a pasty butt though. What are the symptoms of a chick that gets too cold?
     
  6. jodiea60

    jodiea60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think what happened is I raised the light and I think it got to cold and they all piled up and this little one suffocated....it was literally the size of a marshmallow!!! They are boughten chicks and the rest are doing good.....
     
  7. jmtcmkb

    jmtcmkb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so sorry must be hard....[​IMG]
     
  8. jodiea60

    jodiea60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it was so darn tiny and cute that i held it more and loved it up.....So it went to the big Coop feeling very loved!!!!
     
  9. duniganb357

    duniganb357 Out Of The Brooder

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    OH NO!!!! im so sorry for you! last month i lost 4 chicks cuz i left em out side while i was at the store. it rained and filled the brooder up half way. only 2 lived. ;( my little peckerz and birdy died!!! [​IMG] birdy and peckerz were my barred rock chicks. birdy nearly died when he was born. peckerz was my brave little man. [​IMG] only 2 weeks old when they died!!!! [​IMG]

    i'm so sorry for your loss. i hope the other chickens are ok. [​IMG]

    WHY MUST THE GOOD AND AWESOME DIE YOUNG?!?!?!?!?!?!??!?!??!
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  10. johnny22cn

    johnny22cn Out Of The Brooder

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    then the second comes
     

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