Help Save Baby Chick Please!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Beaky Buzzard, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. I have a very young chick that was smashed under some others that were all snuggled together, he has his wings out and is breathing heavily. I tried to give him electrolytes but he started choking. He's under a light now, is there anything I can do? I think he may be dying. Thanks!!
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Free Ranging

    Sep 20, 2015
    Southern N.C. Mountains
    The wings out and panting can be an indications of being too hot.
    Separate him out and place him in a cooler area for a while to see if it helps.
    Then offer some water and see if he will drink.
    Do you have a picture of your brooder?

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