Help! Baby chick just hatched ! Can't walk

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by OneCrazyCowgirl, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. OneCrazyCowgirl

    OneCrazyCowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    My broody just hatched a baby today. However it hardly cheeps and lays down. I put her by food but she just lays there. She does walk a few times but not much at all. She won't drink or eat
     
  2. OneCrazyCowgirl

    OneCrazyCowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    To help explain, she keeps falling backwards. Like she can't balance so then she falls forwards and just lays there
     
  3. scali1971

    scali1971 Out Of The Brooder

    36
    0
    22
    Oct 9, 2011
    Give it a few hours I sometimes have weak chicks that can't really walk for several hours or more, they tend to tumble
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by