Is the chick okay?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BOs and Silkie, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. BOs and Silkie

    BOs and Silkie Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my chicks just hatched, it is really weak. It kinda falls over when it walks. Its about 25 hours old. She is in the brooder and is dry. IS she fine?
     
  2. Jchantecler

    Jchantecler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does she have food and water at this point? I start giving my chicks both liquids and solids a couple hours after they are out of the incubator. I would not count on the bird surviving, as many do not in that starting week. Better let nature take its course. Good luck.
     
  3. bradson1234

    bradson1234 New Egg

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    Sorry Jchantecler thats my friend who is watching the chick, the chick isnt that weak but it is fresh out of the incubator like 20 hours ago it hatched, it just it kinda wabbling, it is not very weak its perfectly heathy.
     
  4. bradson1234

    bradson1234 New Egg

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    Sorry Jchantecler thats my friend who is watching the chick, the chick isnt that weak but it is fresh out of the incubator like 20 hours ago it hatched, it just it kinda wabbling, it is not very weak its perfectly heathy.
     

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