HELP!! One of my babies keeps crying

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by LuLuBelle, May 9, 2009.

  1. LuLuBelle

    LuLuBelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HELP!! One of my babies keeps crying. I have had to clean up poop around it's but that is all hard and clumpy. Sorry, but its true. Then it goes away and a few days later I do it again. We have had it for a week, and I would say the baby is just about 10 days old maybe.

    I have seen the others eat and drink. but I don't think I have really seen this one eat or drink. Seems to be crying out a lot...

    I don't know what to do... It doesn't seem to be growing like the others are either...

    Please give me ideas... what can I feed the baby?
     
  2. waibel zoo

    waibel zoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Give sugar water and moist warm chick starter. You can wet it with buttermilk for calories. Make sure the baby is warm enough 85 ish. Try holding her cupped in your hands for 5 minutes. If the peeping stops, she was either cold or lonely. I have a Polish baby that cries untill I pick her up and cup her. Then she falls asleep. She has been this way for 4 weeks. I think sometimes they just bond with you and get upset if their mommy is not around.
     
  3. LuLuBelle

    LuLuBelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too late, my baby passed away sometime in the last two hours. [​IMG]
     
  4. Chew593

    Chew593 Chillin' With My Peeps

    So sorry... [​IMG] so very sad for you.
     
  5. LuLuBelle

    LuLuBelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank You [​IMG]
     

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