Listless silkie chick, 2 weeks old

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sucker4Silkies, Sep 28, 2015.

  1. Sucker4Silkies

    Sucker4Silkies New Egg

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    What's best protocol for a listless chick? I syringed h20 with vitamins and electrolytes along with a little bit of liquified food. Just picked up save-a-chic probiotics. What else? I am severely bummed I allowed a 2 week old to stray from his buddies and the warming apparati...he died alone cold in a corner..but now I am wondering if he was sick as well. Anyway, back to little sort-of-alive chick. He is NOT wanting to hang out with his buddies and brooder surrogate. Any advice greatly appreciated. thanks.
     
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does he have any other signs of a disease? Watery poops, runny nose, etc.? I would separate the listless one into a separate brooder to prevent the spread of disease, if indeed he is sick. Probiotics are always a great thing to boost their immune systems.
     

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