Hi everyone, the unexpected peachick mother!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Boulla, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. Boulla

    Boulla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone, I have recently received a single peachick from one of our friends. Everything was going swell until recently my little pea has become fairly lethargic, am and becoming a little concerned as it is a week old now and is not trying to fly, and doesn't have very good balance. Any explanations for this behaviors?
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  2. DylansMom

    DylansMom RIP 1969-2017

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    Is the chick eating feed that is medicated with amprolium? When a baby starts acting lethargic, wings drooping, etc..... I always treat for coccidia , they can have coccidia problems even with the medicated feed, but it isn't as likely. I would get some corid(amprolium) ASAP, tractor supply carries it, and you can put it in the water. 1 week is young to have problems from worms, but it could be cocci. Mine wil fly out of the brooder box at 5 days old.
     
  3. Boulla

    Boulla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thx that is very helpful. Will find some meds for it. Thx
     
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  4. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    How is your baby doing? [​IMG]

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