I need help IMEDIATELY!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by roocrazy, Jan 23, 2011.

  1. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    i had a chick hatch about 30 hours ago. hes all fluffed out but he cant walk!!!! THE WAY HE MOVES IS VERY DIFFERENT. hell have his beak on the ground and his back has a wierd arch to it. hes peeping and drinking. its almost like he cant get grip on his feet. he cant keep his body straitend up so hell sit on his hock and fall over backwards.

    i know this is not a very good discription but i need help FAST!!! im reaally nevrous ansd scared.
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Does he peep more often than the others?

    You say he can drink. . . Is this with your aid, or can he actually walk over to the waterer?
     
  3. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    he drank with my help he cant walk but he can hooble
     
  4. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
    louisiana
    Get a tea cup and set him in it with paper towel on the bottom for a few hours it may help
     
  5. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    ill do that tomorrow thank you
     
  6. MissJenny

    MissJenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do that now -- he might be better by morning.

    Jenny
     
  7. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    ok i used a roll of tape for him to sit in kid of like a bumbo chair for babies... will that work???
     
  8. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
    louisiana
    Not if it can roll or get out of it
    The cup thing makes it stand on its feet so it gains more strength and stability to its legs but prevents it from moving enough to add splay-leg to its issues
     
  9. roocrazy

    roocrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    well because m going to bed soon i dont want him to be uncomfortable but right now he cant get out
     
  10. La Mike

    La Mike (Always Slightly Off)

    Nov 20, 2009
    louisiana
    Just so it keeps it upright it should help
    Good luck [​IMG]
     

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