I need some advive for my 6 day old Serama

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Cackling Hen, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
    Hi i hatched out two Serama chicks. They are 6 days old. They are being raised with Mama in the chicken coop in a separte broody box. I have a concern on one. It is so tiny its having a hard time walking I think because of its size. I have been feeding them med chick starter grinded up. I go check every few hrs and all it wants to do is sit under mama when it does come out it kind just cherps and sits there I hold it and it closes it eyes. Do you think its sick????? They other one is running around pecking and eating. My question is is there anything special I can do to perk it up vitamins special food Thank you
     
  2. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
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  3. ruthless

    ruthless Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Serama once hatched are still hard to raise if very tiny. Perhaps feed extra protein in the form of yogurt and gamebird feed ( crushed finely).

    Check it for pasty butt and make sure its vent is not plugged with old "crap" for want of a better word.

    HOPe you get more ideas soon.
     
  4. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
    Quote:Ok Thank you
     

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