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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rebeccar, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. rebeccar

    rebeccar New Egg

    Apr 13, 2016
    Hi my name is Rebecca.
    I'm looking for any information on a sick 3 week old chick. She tucks her head, and falls over, and does a summersault. She eats, and drinks. I'm not sure what happened to her. I have my first flock of 31 chicks, and this is the only one that is behaving this way. I have separated her, given her electrolytes, and probiotics, medicated feed. Not sure what to do. I don't know if she will survive.
    Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!
  2. gander007

    gander007 Overrun With Chickens

    Alright Rebecca, [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]

    Alright make sure the rest of the chicks get the same and slow down on the meds as your chick is very small and fragile [​IMG]

    Give all of them a hard boiled egg this has everything a body needs [​IMG]
  3. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi Rebecca and welcome to BYC. I would suggest reposting your question on the "Emergencies, diseases, injuries and cures" forum.

    All the best
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    If would be good if you post photos of how the chick stands or pulls her head in when you post on the ER thread. You can see her clearly, they cannot - so every detail will be of help to them.
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013

    Sorry to hear you have a chick with problems...CTKen is right, head on over to the emergencies forum and give them all the details you can. Hopefully, they will be able to help you get your chick back on the road to healthy.

    Good luck!
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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