Little Giant to the Rescue!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by PurpleChicken, Sep 19, 2008.

  1. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    Last night was a cold night, much colder than expected. My DW & DS went out
    to water the 5 day old Cornish crosses and, in a fit of thirst, the Cornish got very
    wet and then started going into hypothermia.

    16 out of 50 were in BAD shape. They couldn't walk and were just blobs. Their
    body temps were 80 degrees.

    I pulled my LG out of the box, fired it up, and put the almost dead chicks in it.
    As of this molment I haven't lost any chicks. The ones in the bator are sitting in
    dry 95 degree air and pooping everywhere. Thank God I put down paper towels
    in it.

    I'm gonna bring the temps slowly down to 85 and monitor progress.

    My Brinsea bator is full of silkie eggs and I really wouldn't want to put a bunch
    of poopin CX's in it anyways.

    Who says LG's are junk? [​IMG]
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    Silly meaties. [​IMG]

    At least the LGs are good for something!
  3. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    yeah! swift thinkin' there!

    they're tasty little nasties, but dumbest pancakes in the stacks!

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