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Good Morning!!! From North Dakota

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Moparman11883, Apr 10, 2016.

  1. Moparman11883

    Moparman11883 Hatching

    Apr 10, 2016
    Good morning from North Dakota. i just got a straight run of 36 chicks from a local farm. They are a mixed breed of Turkens(only a handful), Leghorns, Americana. 35 of them are doing quite well, but I have one that isn't doing so well. It is chirping constantly, not eating or drinking. The chirping is weak and is more like a hiccup or heave. It seems it's crop is more swollen than it should for what it's been consuming. Thanks for any help you may be able to give at this time. I also have a post in the disease threads pending moderator approval with a video to show what it's up to.

  2. Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]

    BYC has a very useful Learning Center [​IMG]

    Congrads on your new flock [​IMG]

    I do not see any video of your chick so I can not help on that yet [​IMG]
  3. Moparman11883

    Moparman11883 Hatching

    Apr 10, 2016
    Thank you.

    In regard to the video, it seems it is still awaiting moderator approval.
  4. Moparman11883

    Moparman11883 Hatching

    Apr 10, 2016

    Here is the video I did this morning.
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I really can't make out anything from the video, the red lamp doesn't allow a good view of the chick. It seems like she is making noises because she can't stand up. IS that part of her problem.? Is she trying to vomit or something ?- I can't make that out on the video. She may have an impacted crop from eating something she couldn't handle. It's very difficult when you can't see what is actually going on. Computers have their limits. If chicks eat something other than their chick feed, they need to have grit to help them grind it up. Maybe she ate some sort of treat she couldn't manage.
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC. Sorry, i don't have any experience raising chicks, but i hope that the ER peeps will be able to help you further.

    All the best
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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