Help chick has been attacked

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by poulet, Jul 4, 2008.

  1. poulet

    poulet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My little peppino has been attacked I think by another chicken, he is 4 weeks old but under developed as he is blind and alot smaller than the others. His neck seems to just be all floppy and I think he is in pain, I would love to save him but think that it is kinder to put him out of his pain. I hate killing anything what is the quickest easiest painless way to kill a chick ? [​IMG]
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Makes me sad, but when I was a kid, I would simply pull it's head off fast. It's very quick and painless for the poor little thing.
     
  3. poulet

    poulet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are you sure it will work ? I don't want to cause unnessary pain., He cannot survive though he can't walk either
     
  4. imran_uh

    imran_uh Out Of The Brooder

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    take him to the slaughter house. it is the only method which is almost painless.
     
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    imran_uh Out Of The Brooder

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    or ask any muslim to slaught it!
     
  6. Ellie_NY_chick

    Ellie_NY_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There was another post on here that said to soak a towel in lighter fluid and cover the chick with it. Apparently lighter fluid contain ether and they just go to sleep. I couldn't behead the chick - I just don't have the stomach for it. Anyway, it worked for the person whp tried it. I will try to find the post for you. Good luck. [​IMG]
     
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    Ellie_NY_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oblio13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The lighter fluid thing sounds slow and gruesome to me.

    When killing animals, usually what's easiest for you is hardest for them, and vice versa.

    Just remove the head with a sharp pull, scissors, or a hatchet. It's over in a fraction of a second.
     

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