New chicken mom in M.D., Worried

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tam E, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. Tam E

    Tam E New Egg

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    I have eight new chicks and i'm worried about one, a New Hampshire red she is two weeks old and seems to be sleepy and lays down a lot. This just started today. I give them electrolytes in their water and the starter crumbles with the medication built in for Coccidiosis. I haven't seen any bloody poop. Any help would be appreciated, Tam
     
  2. Amarisus

    Amarisus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not an expert or anything but I've had a few chickens do that once or twice and they were just fine in a day or two. Sometimes, just like people, they just don't feel well and need a day or two of rest especially after a really cold and rainy day. Its probably just a little under the weather. But still keep an eye on it and make sure it doesn't get worse. Hope it gets better! and [​IMG]
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Try giving the chick some water with sugar mixed in it. That should perk her up.
     
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good luck. :thumbsup
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Chicken Obsessed

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  9. Aeropennchick

    Aeropennchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome! Hope your chick feels better soon!
     
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    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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