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Need a little help

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by manctank, Nov 15, 2015.

  1. manctank

    manctank Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 8, 2015
    Ovilla TX
    Just got 6 chickens 2 red star 2 island reds and 2 buffs I am not sure if a few are sick they keep taking naps one especially see photo
  2. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2013
    Midwest America
    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!


    There is no photo attached, but of you believe they might be sick, you might want to try posting on the emergencies forum to see if anyone there can help you. If you include as many details as you can, including pictures, it usually helps to get you the best information. Good luck!
  3. gander007

    gander007 Overrun With Chickens

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]

    My chickens nap all the time but if you are still worried try giving them some scrambled eggs for a week or two as it is a natural medicine and add a little ACV to their water ....
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    How old are your birds, are they very young chicks? If so they nap often - do you make sure they eat , drink & poop - and are active when they aren't sleeping?
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Make sure they don't have pasty butt which prevents them from pooing.
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013

    Knowing the age of your girls would be helpful; as drumstick diva pointed out young chicks do nap quite a bit. Are they eating, drinking and pooping ok? When they are awake are they running around and steady on their feet?
  8. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 18, 2015
    Long Island NY
    Hi :frow welcome to BYC
  9. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Good luck with your girls.

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