my baby chick is alive but not moving

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by LITTLEBABYCHICK, Oct 12, 2013.

  1. LITTLEBABYCHICK

    LITTLEBABYCHICK New Egg

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    my baby chick is alive but not moving it has a candy cane shape neck and i think a broken leg i do not want to kill it it is a few days old and is one of the smallest
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  2. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    When you say candy cane neck what are you meaning? You should try to feed it with a dropper and sometimes bent or twisted necks can be cured with vitamins depending on the cause of the neck twisting. Can you post a picture. Was it born with deformities or did they just appear?more information is needed to try and help. Had it ever walked? Are you feeding it? I want to help but need more info. If its birth defects there might not be much you can do. But if it was normal once then this happened it could be a few different causes. Please give more info
     
  3. lcammack

    lcammack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it is still alive try Poly Vi Sol infant vitamins (you can get them at most pharmacies/grocery stores). Make sure to get the ones with NO IRON. Give 3-4 drops morning and night. If it is a vitamin deficiency it should show improvement quickly. Is it eating and drinking? How old is the chick?
     

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