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Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by sabrina11, May 2, 2016.

  1. sabrina11

    sabrina11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My bantam is one week old today and is not doing well! She is just laying down having trouble breathing a little. Does she have water in her lungs?
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Is is under heat? Is the vent pasted? Does it have electrolytes in it's water?

    There will always be some sickly chicks. Keeping them warm and offering electrolytes in their drinking water is all you can do for them. Mortality of 3-4% should always be expected with young chicks. Either it will survive or it will not.
     
  3. RonC

    RonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First week is the hardest it seems. Does she have the proper 95 degree warm area and a cooler area? Might try some sav-a-chick if everything else seems correct.
     
  4. sabrina11

    sabrina11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it had all that but it just passed away.
     
  5. sabrina11

    sabrina11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes but she just passed away.
     
  6. RonC

    RonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry to hear. I lost an older one last week.
     
  7. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    So sorry for your loss.
     

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