Help! 3 week old chicks dying

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kmclaren, Jun 25, 2016.

  1. kmclaren

    kmclaren Hatching

    Jun 25, 2016
    Please help! Our 4H chicks are 3 weeks old. They have been growing great! All of a sudden today, we went out and there was one dead. I know this happens, but in looking at the others, several are missing eyes, have wounds on their heads and one is even bleading from the chest. We have 2 breeds and it doesn't seem to be affecting just one breed. What can I do to stop this or save the rest?

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging 7 Years

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Could it be predation?

    What are they being fed? exact protein % and other things being fed

    How many birds and what is the square footage of their brooder space?
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2016

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