My poor chick still can't walk

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CanChaser, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. CanChaser

    CanChaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chick I hatched 3 days ago still can't walk. It just lays there. It flops around enough to eat a little and drink but otherwise it just lays there. Maybe brain damage? My other chicks r doing great!
     
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    I hate to tell you, but you may need to cull the chick. There are ways to fix spraddle leg, but it doesn't always work. There a number of ways to let the chick go. I am sorry that you have to go through this. [​IMG]
     
  3. CanChaser

    CanChaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah I didn't even think it would make it this far. I just don't have the heart to cull it. Husband may have to for me. If that has to happen what is the most humane way to do it?
     

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