Help! My Baby Chick is acting weird!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Alyx0609, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. Alyx0609

    Alyx0609 New Egg

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    I have a few baby chicks. One of them is lying down all the way with its feet out in front of it. If I pet it, it opens its eyes and chirps a bit, but just ends up laying down again and closing it's eyes. The others are fine, and are acting normally, I've never seen a chick do this! Is it ok? And if not what do I need to do?

    Help Please! Save Pollo! :O
     
  2. Dingo

    Dingo Chillin' With My Peeps

    You could try giving it some sugar water, save-a-chick, poly-vi-sol, or apple cider vinegar mixed in the water. Good luck with pollo.
     
  3. jeepguy982001

    jeepguy982001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dingo's advice is the same i'd offer. It suck but sometimes there is not much you can do. I'd also seperate it from the others, but i'm far from a expert. Either way i will wish and be hoping the best for you and your chick.
     
  4. Alyx0609

    Alyx0609 New Egg

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    Do you have an idea of whats wrong?
     
  5. featheredroots

    featheredroots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could they be too hot? I had a red 250 w bulb and it got really hot, really fast, three of my chicks got sick from it,(the other 3 were fine). They displayed weakness and slept a lot. I changed the bulb to a clear 125 w and started giving them sugar water several times a day, on top of their ACV water. One has made a full recovery, and the others are well on their way.

    Hope Pollo recovers soon!
     
  6. Alyx0609

    Alyx0609 New Egg

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    Pollo didn't make it :( Thanks for all the advice though!
     
  7. gapeach717

    gapeach717 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Run Free Pollo [​IMG]
     
  8. featheredroots

    featheredroots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry.[​IMG]
     

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