Need Help For Chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Grand-hen-ma, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. Grand-hen-ma

    Grand-hen-ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My new chick, about 2 to 3 weeks old got caught in between his cage and chicken wire. I figure she was stuck for several hours. She's very weak but chirping a lot. I used an eye dropper to get water into her but can't get her to eat anything. I tried yogurt but she's just too weak to eat it. Is there something else I can try to feed her? I have her wrapped in a towel and I am keeping her warm. I'm worried that I'll keep her too warm, not give her enough water or food. Somebody tell me what to do. I don't want to lose her. Any help will be appreciated.
     
  2. Pokster

    Pokster Out Of The Brooder

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    Have you tried hard boiled egg yoke crumbled on top of the food or yogurt? Mine liked that when they were weak.
     
  3. Grand-hen-ma

    Grand-hen-ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks i'll try that
     
  4. Pokster

    Pokster Out Of The Brooder

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    The egg yoke is suposed to be good for weak birds, the hatchery told me to feed mine that when the shipment of chicks i received were all dead and dying two out of 20 were standing.
     
  5. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also, baby food (mine liked turkey).
     
  6. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also, baby food (mine liked turkey).
     
  7. Grand-hen-ma

    Grand-hen-ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you all
     

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