Litte chick cant gain weight

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

  1. little chickady

    little chickady In the Brooder

    Jul 10, 2014
    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 Crowing

    Apr 3, 2014
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Crossing the Road

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    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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