HELP Chick is bad!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Livlif2itsfulest, May 27, 2011.

  1. Livlif2itsfulest

    Livlif2itsfulest Out Of The Brooder

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    Polish hen took a turn for the worst! I found her lying in the yard ina rain storm today!!! she is nothing but skin and bones I dont know how she got so thin so fast... I googled pedialyte and they say that will help since that is all i have on hand... but she seems some what alert but still not enough to do anything what to I do next? How much to I give her I am so sad for the little thing!!

    She is 5 weeks old


    LOST HER:(
     
    Last edited: May 27, 2011
  2. mandereli

    mandereli Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry it didn't work out [​IMG]
     
  3. Atomic Ranch

    Atomic Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry [​IMG] Could have been a number of things. Worms, cocci, CRD, who knows. Ashland, Oregon? Looks like it's been a bit chilly (50s in the day?)... 5 weeks seems young, but maybe I'm wrong. Likely something that had been developing, or simply a failure to thrive. Are the rest of your birds alright?
     

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