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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cbabcock5, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. cbabcock5

    cbabcock5 In the Brooder

    Feb 15, 2012
    I just about had a heart attack thanks to my daughters chick that I thought was dying. Its about 4 weeks old and I heard a strange noise from its pen (inside until it warms up) and I noticed her laying on her side almost under the food dish, her feet were kinda twitching [​IMG] almost like she was scratching while on her side. I called my oldest son to help me figure out what was wrong with her. We caught her and tried to put her in a separate pen to look her over. She was pretty upset with us for taking her from her friends. I hear the noise again and look over to see another one doing it. Then I realized she was taking a dust bath in the shavings. [​IMG] I felt pretty dumb but would much rather laugh at myself than have to explain to my 5 year old why her bird had died.

  2. DCasper

    DCasper Songster

    Jan 13, 2012
    Benton, KY
    The things we do for our pets and kids help define who we are.

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