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Help! baby chicken got squeezed ='(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by inermotion, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. inermotion

    inermotion In the Brooder

    Apr 17, 2012
    We got chickens 5 days ago and there was one that had a wry neck so we set it aside in a box with a heat lamp and was doing good but my 4 year old nephew got into my room while I was downstairs and he had to of squeezed him, not really sure what he did, he wouldnt tell anyone and was crying but the chicken was just laying on its back gulping for air. I held it for awhile and stopped gulping for air, now its just lieing there sleeping, it can move around and eat every once in awhile but not much. Is she going to be ok? is there anything I can do other than the vet? I cant afford to see a vet rite now.

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