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HELP!! Serama chick can't flip over, 1.5 hrs old

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by OCchickens, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. OCchickens

    OCchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My little serama hatched 1.5 hrs ago has been stuggling intermittently the last 30 min to get flipped over off its back. I still have eggs pipped not hatched. Should I help him?

    Should I separate him from the bigger chicks?

    It was getting around earlier.
     
  2. aberfitch

    aberfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you help seramas. most likely they will not make it. I wouldnt and leave it alone
     
  3. OCchickens

    OCchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for that. I already moved him out to the brooder b/c I couldn't stand to see the other (big) chicks trampling over him. I think something might be wrong with his right side -- wing seems funny there & right eye is droopy.

    I'm grateful for any info on seramas. I wish I hadn't tried to incubate them with big chicks.

    The other two seem to be holding their own fine for now.[​IMG]
     

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