my chick is not growing

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  1. btrent94

    btrent94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 3 chicks last friday for pets an easter egger, a buff orpington, and a barred rock. Sadly the barred rock doesnt seem to be growing or developing .. the other too have their wings and thier tail feathers are starting to come in but the barred rock hasnt grown a bit [​IMG] .. i dont what could be wrong .. he also sleeps alot more than the other 2 .. is he just alot younger or does she have problems... they are all pullets [​IMG]
     
  2. phishinchicken

    phishinchicken On Vacation

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    we are having the same trouble with one of ours as well. at times it just stands alone and does not move as fast as the others. it is beginning to concern me.
     
  3. hikerchick

    hikerchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you post this exact thread earlier?
     
  4. phishinchicken

    phishinchicken On Vacation

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    who me? no.
     
  5. btrent94

    btrent94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeh i did it accidently it was first time on the site and didnt think it worked so i posted it again and found both of them [​IMG] .. lol so now i have 2 of the same thread ..
     
  6. hikerchick

    hikerchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
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    Ok because I replied to one and went I looked at this thread my reply was gone. I was mystified for a second there.
     
  7. howtogrowanegg

    howtogrowanegg Out Of The Brooder

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    So you got them on April 10?

    Have you tried giving a karo syrup / electrolyte supplement?

    We had some very stressed chicks upon arrival ... we lost 10 out of 22. It was recommended to me to try to give some karo syrup and electrolytes (pedialyte) to help with some boosts of energy and help prevent dehydration.

    Does she appear weak?

    I have a two week Australorp that is half the size of her chick mates. She seems to be doing fine (other than a "puffy bottom", but no pasty butt).

    I've wondered if she is a bantam instead of standard size.

    Scott
     
  8. btrent94

    btrent94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    umm well she seems to sleep an awfull lot more than the other 2 ... and i dont know what to describe her .. i guess weak .. kinda pitiful [​IMG]
     
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    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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