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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kateyjean123, Mar 27, 2016.

  1. kateyjean123

    kateyjean123 New Egg

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    One of our 3 day old chicks seems to be gasping for air and can't talk.
     
  2. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is he still alive? Some chick's simply did not develop completely before hatching and loss happens. The next time you have a weak chick try some "save a chick" you can find it in your feed store. An egg yolk slurry helps too. Hardboiled yoke, salt, honey and water mashed up and feed with a dropper.
     

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