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Help Baby chick is sick?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Familylopezfarm, Mar 7, 2017.

  1. Familylopezfarm

    Familylopezfarm New Egg

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    She is opening and closing her eyes and breathing. Is this normal?? She was recently bought earlier today at the store and was completly normal.
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Can you post some photos or a video of your chick?
    What is your brooder set-up like?

    If you give us more information about your concerns we will be happy to give you some input.

    Here's some reading for you:
    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2015/01/the-complete-chick-care-guide.html
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/first-time-chicken-keep-questions-and-anwers
     
  3. Eps32

    Eps32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She could be weak from not getting enough water or just being bullied before you bought her then mix in the shock of transporting to your home plenty of water food and heat will help also check her backside for pasty butt
     

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