lost 6 chicks 4 left

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ODEY587, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. ODEY587

    ODEY587 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well ive been loosing chicks left and right now i only have for left. after doing a little research i found out why CEDAR SHAVINGS!!! wish i had though to look earlier im so upset with myself.....
     
  2. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    Cedar shavings? Did yall give your chicks the wrong kind of bedding?
     
  3. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep, cedar shavings are toxic to chickens...and lotsa other animals.
     
  4. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Oh. That totally stinks, I'm so sorry ODE! Perhaps you could save the remaining 4 chicks.
     
  5. ODEY587

    ODEY587 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i changed out the bedding right away the other 4 seem to be holding on... man i hope they make it
     
  6. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ahh Im sorry. That really stinks. I think they should have in BOLD letters what animals cant stay with this bedding..... [​IMG]
     
  7. ODEY587

    ODEY587 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i didnt buy the bedding my friend has a cedar singal mill and he gave me like ten contractor bags full i had no clue it was harmful. as of right now my other 4 babies seem to be doing ok. keep your fingers crossed for me
     
  8. Avalon1984

    Avalon1984 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry to hear that. Good luck with the survivors [​IMG]
     

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