HELP! CHICK EMERGENCY!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenpredatorkiller, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. chickenpredatorkiller

    chickenpredatorkiller Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got 15 chicks from meyer hatchery and when I opened the box i noticed one chick was in the corner and it looked dead. I noticed it was still breathing so I quickly picked it up. It breathes and has a heartbeat, but it is completely limp and only moves its head a tiny tiny bit every once in a while. I dipped its beak in some water and it drank a little. PLEASE HELP! Is this a heat, disease, food, or water problem? what should I do?
     
  2. chickenpredatorkiller

    chickenpredatorkiller Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nevermind, it passed away... poor chick
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hey...just saw your two posts - sorry for your chicken. Also sorry no one responded sooner. Hang in there.
     
  4. Reurra

    Reurra Overrun With Chickens

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    Sometimes the stress of moving is hard on chicks. Its always good to buy in bulk when that is the case because you might lose a couple in the shipping. Ive read so many posts when this happens. I dont think it would be a disease or sickness problem. Take precautions though, keep things clean and wash your hands before handling them.

    Im so sorry you lost your little one. I hope you are able to find joy in raising the others. [​IMG]
     

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