Litte chick cant gain weight

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by little chickady, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. little chickady

    little chickady Out Of The Brooder

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    HI I am fairly new to raising chicks my first chick Oreo was born 2 months ago she's partly blind so I sometimes have to clean her... well when I did I saw some of her bones sticking out she looks almost like a skeleton but she eats none stop. she can not seem to gain weight and she's stopped growing I have tried everything I am open to anything at this point she was premature when she was born and has fought so hard I don't want her to die.
     
  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Can she see well enough to get to the food? You can supplement her feed with 24-26% gamebird feed, scrambled egg, low sodium canned tuna, and small pieces of raw or cooked liver and hamburger. Worming her may also help with fenbendazole SafeGuard liquid goat wormer 1/4 ml given by mouth, and repeat in 10 days.
     
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