I think one of my new hatchings is dieing

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BellydancerNC, Mar 9, 2011.

  1. BellydancerNC

    BellydancerNC In the Brooder

    Feb 15, 2011
    poor little thing won't stand up and keeps it's wings extended ... is this a sign? I expected one of the older ones to die , they are all thriving .. so I'm a little bummed one of the new batch seems not to be ok . I put the baby in with the older chicks who all seemed interested but very gentle .. the baby of course crawled under my fat naked rumped buff .

    I took it back to the newborn box and brought my fat girl .. the others constantly pecked at my big fatty who is my fav so I of course saved her ... she didn't seem to notice because she was hoggin it in the food bowl the whole time

    is that the norm ? Older chicks are just inquisitive and young chicks peck ? Are they on the attack ? I thought the big ones would be pecking

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