help.. chick having problems with neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by llxll00llxll, Nov 8, 2007.

  1. llxll00llxll

    llxll00llxll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aug 27, 2007
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    i checked on the 2 chicks this morning and one was on her back... barely alive...i stuck her on a heating pad under a blanket... she kinda coughed or sneezed and fluid came outta her mouth... shes breathing fine...but she cant lift her head off the floor.. [​IMG] is her neck damaged
     
  2. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    Do a google search for Marek's disease and/or Coccidosis, it could be one of those ...sure hope not [​IMG]
     
  3. llxll00llxll

    llxll00llxll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the chick passed away last night....i went out and found 2 araucana chicks at a feed store and bough em
     
  4. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    So sorry! You may want to disinfect your coop before putting your new babies in there in case whatever your other one died from was contagious. Good luck [​IMG]
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    If you just hatched them, it is possible that the humidity was a bit high, and the one chick had a shell just a bit thicker so there was excess liquid it asparated. It happens so don't beat yourself up about it. Good luck!
     

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