Help! Sick chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kmalichky, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. kmalichky

    kmalichky Out Of The Brooder

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    Is there anything I can do for him. He won't get up and his breathing is labored
     
  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    It could be cocci so I'd start giving corid, but without more info on his symptoms it's hard to tell.
     
  3. kmalichky

    kmalichky Out Of The Brooder

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    No pasty butt. He was the second and I just had a third die out of 9. They all looked fine then I'd find one dead.
     
  4. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As lightchick said...start with corrid just in case. Cocci kills very fast. If it isn't that then it won't have hurt anything to have tried it. That is the most common killer of chicks.
     
  5. kmalichky

    kmalichky Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok. Thanks so much!
     
  6. kmalichky

    kmalichky Out Of The Brooder

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    Do I have to get this from my vet, or does anyone know a store to get this from? Our local farm stores don't carry this, but I can travel farther away. Unfortunately, this holiday weekend couldn't come to a quicker end.
     
  7. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    You usually can get it from a farm store.....I've been told that, but luckily I've never had to buy it.
     

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