New Baby died...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tofumama, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. We had a silkie hatch on 9/24 who is doing great, then a second one hatched on 9/27. It was eating and drinking fine, pooping no problem, and fluffy and of midnight last night. As of 7am today, it was stiff and on its side. I have no idea what happened. It looks like it has a bit of dried something? on its butt, but was pooping yesterday (trust me on this one, I had up close experience) Remaining chick seems fine. What to do...should I get a couple chicks to put with the remaining one? Will they peck each other or are they young enough to be ok?
  2. chixie

    chixie Songster

    Apr 6, 2009
    kountze texas
    Im sorry
  3. AmyBella

    AmyBella Songster

    May 26, 2009
    Western MA
    Aww, I am sorry to hear that. I would get your chick a buddy or two. She'll be lonely. You can give her a feather duster or a stuffed animal to snuggle with until her friends arrive. Good luck!
  4. Yeah, *Finny* has a flamingo beany-baby as a friend right now...
  5. nature nut

    nature nut Songster

    Aug 3, 2009
    Southeast Louisiana
    I'm so sorry to hear that [​IMG] I would get the other one a buddy or two

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