HELP!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by erlose412, Mar 10, 2017.

  1. erlose412

    erlose412 New Egg

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    Worried about one of my new chicks!!! It just hatched a few hours ago along with another chick. Chick one perfect and healthy up and running. This other chick can't get up!!! He can't hold his head up at all and his toes point up!! Poor baby is just flailing in circles on its side!! I have no idea how to help the sweet thing!! [​IMG]
     
  2. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Could be a vitamin b deficiency. Buy some nutri drench for poultry at tractor supply or your feed store. Give the chick one drop only by mouth
    For needy chicks , repeat every 8-10 hours
    Put 1/2 teaspoon in one quart of water. Give to them for two weeks to get them off to a strong start. Make braces for toes. Ask other BYCer. Must be done first 24 hours. Check illness thread. Maybe someone up late can help with braces.
     
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