I think my baby is sick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Dodgersmomma, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. Dodgersmomma

    Dodgersmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    I hatched an egg a week ago and my chick was doing great. He was up and running around all the time but I had to move him from my aunts house to mine (2 hour ride). He seemed fine at first but we got more chicks from my friend. They all look healthy but now mine doesnt [​IMG] he seems very sleepy and mopey. he isnt up and running around or chirpping like he normally does. Can someone tell me if its from the ride or from the other chicks? Can someone PLEASE tell me how to make him better? I have them seperated for now but I dont know what else to do. Please, I dont want to loose him. He is my first chick ever.

    here are some pictures of him this morning

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    http://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb398/Dodgersmomma/aj2.jpg
     
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2011
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:See if you can get a product called Sav-a-chick from TSC or your feed store. you mix it with water. what are you feeding your chick? are you positive your friend has healthy chicks? how does his poo look? https://www.backyardchickens.com/LC-first60days.html
     
  3. Dodgersmomma

    Dodgersmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    The poop loos the same as his. But there were differences in how they were raised. She raises her chicks outside and I raise mine inside. I dont know if that changes anything.
     
  4. Dodgersmomma

    Dodgersmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    He seems to just want to sleep, he hasnt drank or eaten anything sence yesterday. He seems to be getting worse by the minute! I stuck his beak in the water and he just shook his head I tried giving him some yolk but he just layed there. he just lays there with his eyes closed slowly breathing. Please help. I have someone picking up some Sav-a-Chick but if he isnt drinking then what do I do???
     
  5. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you checked it for pasty butt?
     
  6. Dodgersmomma

    Dodgersmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] sadly he gave up. I am so upset now! he was my first chicken that I have ever hatched. I gues that I will just consentrate on the other chicks that I have.
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:I am so sorry your chick didn't make it, now look at your other chicks like Yay Chicks said check for pasty butt that will take them out fast. Hope your others will be healthy for you. [​IMG]
     

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