HELP!!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HDWCattle, Jan 23, 2015.

  1. HDWCattle

    HDWCattle New Egg

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    My baby chick hasn't walked for 2 days and cannot stand. Its chirping a lot, eating and drinking. What should I do?
     
  2. freedom chick

    freedom chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do you have more info?

    How old is the chick?
    What does its legs look like?
    Can it see?
    Tries to stand? Wobbly?
    Does it appear to be is shock? Weak? Try sugar water if so.
    How long have you had chicks? Your chicks? hatched or shipped?

    Thanks,
    Jenn
     
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  3. HDWCattle

    HDWCattle New Egg

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    They were shipped a week ago. I have twenty. They are white rock/Cornish cross. He is smaller than the rest. Doesn't stand at all. And everytime I move him he goes to this spot. Wants no other chicks around him. [​IMG]
     
  4. freedom chick

    freedom chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is he actually holding himself upright? He appears to be standing in the photo.
     
  5. HDWCattle

    HDWCattle New Egg

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    He is like proper weird. He is on the ground. His foot was on a brick.
     
  6. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Overrun With Chickens

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  7. freedom chick

    freedom chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    When did this start?
    Have you had anything for them to walk on other than shavings?
    Spraddle leg?

    I agree with previous post. check temps. Peeping loudly could be cold. Are your other chicks huddled?

    If he lives sounds like he earned his name. Propper!

    Sorry about all the questions. Hard to help without seeing.
     
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  8. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Overrun With Chickens

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    Some chicks need to be shown the water and it helps to tap the side of the dish , dip your finger in and touch it to the beak. I do this with chicks raised in the brooder and under momma. You need to be sure that it is drinking, eating and pooping. This link might help you with supplies, but you should be able to get most of these products at your produce store.

    http://www.cacklehatchery.com/page25.htm
     
  9. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Overrun With Chickens

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  10. duckmom14

    duckmom14 Out Of The Brooder

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    u need to take him/her to the vet to see whats wrong[​IMG]
     

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