HELP - Baby chick gasping what should I do

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by busterduck, Nov 17, 2009.

  1. busterduck

    busterduck Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a baby chick (about a week to two weeks old) who is arching his head and seems like he is gasping over and over.

    Anyone have any ideas about what I should do?
     
  2. chixie

    chixie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
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    you should post this in the emergecy section... hopefullly someone can help you
     
  3. busterduck

    busterduck Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Baby chick passed away this morning. [​IMG]
     
  4. chixie

    chixie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
    kountze texas
    I am sory to hear about your baby...
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm so sorry.
     
  6. busterduck

    busterduck Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:It was so very sad to tell my son the news when he came home from school. This was our favorite.
     
  7. littlekit

    littlekit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry about the baby chick. [​IMG]
     
  8. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
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    Buster, what type of bedding are you using?
     
  9. busterduck

    busterduck Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Aspen Shavings (too big to be swallowed).
     
  10. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
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    Could it have been dusty? I know that will give chicks breathing problems. Just trying to think of what it could be is all.
     

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