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New chick having problems

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tika75, May 17, 2016.

  1. Tika75

    Tika75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just found one of my new chicks, born last Wednesday the 11th?, isn't getting up. She isn't really opening her eyes and is chirping a lot. Not walking either.

    What can I feel her or mix in water?
     
  2. azjustin

    azjustin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any electrolyte solution might help, but it's always a gamble.

    Sav-a-chick, Nutri drench, etc.. Whatever they have at the feed store as a vitamin/electrolyte solution.

    Good luck.
     
  3. Tracey63

    Tracey63 New Egg

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    Sounds similar to my 2 week old Polish chick - she was fine until a couple of days ago, started using her wings to balance herself when she walks, not eating & drinking as much, and sleeping a lot more. She's a tiny one and I want to help her - could it be a vitamin deficiency?
     
  4. Tika75

    Tika75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. I'm trying now. She was better last night and up walking around today. She's back down again though. :-(


    Mine is too. She is the smallest one in my order.
     

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