my chicken won't stop sleeping

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tiffneya, May 24, 2016.

  1. tiffneya

    tiffneya New Egg

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    I just got my chicks and ducks this weekend and everytime I go to its all of the other chicks and ducks start running around except for one and all it want to do is sleep and even when I pick it up it only sleep i will move it around but it just opens its eyes then closes them and churp and go back to sleep and they won't do anything eat or drink I can't tell if its sick please help
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    It probably just isn't vigorous and probably won't thrive.
    You can try tube feeding or at least get some water, vitamins and something for energy into it.
    Sounds like it is about a day away from its demise.
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC! Sorry your chick is sick. How old is the chick?

    -Kathy
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    X2.

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