I think I have a sick chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jimz1, Apr 3, 2011.

  1. jimz1

    jimz1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2010
    Coleman, Wi
    We got home last night and found one of our healthy chipmunk chicks just laying down hardly moving. I picked her up and tried to get her to drink off my finger but she didn't want it. This morning she was moving around a little more for a while, but now she just stands by herself and almost falls over falling asleep.No pastey butt, Temp is around 90. The other chicks are running around peeping a little so I don't think it's the temp. Yesterday there was a boxelder bug in the brooder and one of them must have eaten it b/c it's not in there anymore.
    Could bugs be bad for young chicks? I don't know what else it could be.
  2. newchicks5

    newchicks5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    dont know about boxelders ,hopefully she makes it make sure she drinking an eating.good luck.

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