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Discussion in 'DIY / Self Sufficiency' started by Bug bird, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. Bug bird

    Bug bird In the Brooder

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    I'm pet sitting some chickens for my cousin and there r getting very sick they r having there eyes stuck shut but that hasn't seemed to disrupt them yet but when a chicken starts gasping for air a few hrs later it dies thy have heat on them cuz I live in cold climate and winter is setting in and there is food and warter with meds in it I don't know what else to do plz help any advise is appreciated thanks :cd :cd
     
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  2. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    are they too hot? think i would be calling my cuz
     
  3. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    if u dont hear any thing try posting in emergency forum
     
  4. Bug bird

    Bug bird In the Brooder

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    There r too cold cuz they r always huddled under the light i put a different bulb in to have it warmer I think 125 watt and they r doing better with heat
    And by the way another died this morning nothing wrong last night just on the floor gone :he
     
  5. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    how old are they and what kind of feed do they have? they sound like they need more help than i can give. some type of upper respetory
     
  6. Bug bird

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    They r ranging from 5-8 months old and I'm giving them medicated chick starter I'm not sure really else much I can do
     

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