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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kychick15, Feb 21, 2016.

  1. kychick15

    kychick15 Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought 6 new baby pullets this afternoon. I have 1 Rhode Island red that I'm somewhat concerned about. She is off laying by herself and sleeping while everybody else is up running around and eating. I'm posting a picture of her. Is she ok?? [​IMG]
     
  2. CochinLover1

    CochinLover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does she run around at all?
     
  3. kychick15

    kychick15 Out Of The Brooder

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    I picked her up and held her to the water and she drank and ate some. Then Then she walked back and laid down. She will get up and walk and then fall over. She was perfectly fine when I put her in the box
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Give her a little sugar water....or chicksaver if you have it.
     
  5. kychick15

    kychick15 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have water with probiotic in.
     
  6. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    The sugar water will give her energy. Probiotics won't do that.
     
  7. CochinLover1

    CochinLover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have codfish liver oil, that will be very good if you give a few drops to him/her. Or a fish oil of any kind. Only a couple of drops.
     
  8. kychick15

    kychick15 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have fish oil capsules. Will that work? What does that do?
     
  9. kychick15

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    This is her when I'm holding her and giving her sugar water. Acting like a normal chick
     
  10. CochinLover1

    CochinLover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is good. The fish oil is a protein booster. I always give it to my weak chicks and adult birds. It will stay in their system longer than the sugar water. The capsules would work if you break it open and get the liquid onto a chopstick/skewer or a syringe. Then drip it into the chick's beak.
     

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