Itchy Baby Chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickenparty, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. chickenparty

    chickenparty New Egg

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    I just received 15 baby chicks in the mail yesterday. One of the babies is scratching at its back and keeps rolling over on its back and just laying there. All the other chicks seem fine. Any ideas?
     
  2. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    I would remove it from the group. It might get better, and it might not. However, the others won't bother it.
    I don't have any idea, but if they are just a day old, it might not be good.

    MRs K
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC @chickenparty .

    Scratching at it's back?....with it's beak?
    Can't stay on it's feet?
    Is it eating and drinking?

    May be some neurological issue.
     

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