help i have a bantam chick thats 3 days old and sick

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

  1. llxll00llxll

    llxll00llxll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does anybody know what i can do... shes sick i think... she was on her back this morning.. when i found her she was limp and almost dead...shes peppy now...but her necks wobbly
     
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  2. jenichick

    jenichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep her comfy and warm, is this one that you recently hatched or bought? Do you have it in a broder with heat at 100, and food and water? Need a little more info......
     
  3. llxll00llxll

    llxll00llxll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she hatched 2 n a half days ago... shes been fine outta the bator.... till this morning...she cant lift her head when she does it wobbles....shes on a heating pad right now with a towel around her... is there anything i can give her... she drank a little from the eyedropper... do i have to water her mash down? is iut alright if i stick her in the incubator overnight...
     
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  4. GloriaH

    GloriaH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What about giving vitamins?
     
  5. llxll00llxll

    llxll00llxll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my dad ran out to get some... anything else to help her?
     
  6. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Have you seen her eat and drink prior to her being sick? You said you have her on a heating pad....is she in a brooder/box with a heat lamp? s/he will need a temp in the brooder, of at least 95 degrees. The only problem with a heating pad is that the chick will not be able to get away from the heat, if it is too warm. Is this a lone chick?? If not, is it the only one acting this way? I DO hope s/he pulls through. Keep us posted.
     
  7. llxll00llxll

    llxll00llxll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no theres 2 that hatched....she was eating and drinking fine....but when i found her on her back this morning is when it turned weird and i thought she was gonna die...i helped her expell some liquid from her lungs...right now... shes sleepin she gets up sometimes but shes wobbly.. were gonna give her vitamins when they get here in a few mins. the other chick is happy and healthy...the sick one is peeping still... she drank a little and ate some mash/water in a eye dropper.
     
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