Help chick gasping for air?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lady Watcher, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. Lady Watcher

    Lady Watcher Out Of The Brooder

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    My silkie chick was laying flat in the floor. She's one day old and we warmed her up even though there was a heat lamp there. She started gasping for something so we gave her water. She has her eyes closed but opens them when we give her water. She's still gasping and I don't know what to do. Anyone know what to do?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Had she gotten cold? I would make sure that she is getting some electrolyte water, such as SaveAChick or some Poultry NutriDrench 1 ml. Warmth and fluids may help to revive her. Let us know how she is doing.
     

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