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New hatched chick thats not doing well......

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kbell, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. kbell

    kbell Chirping

    Oct 29, 2010
    Chickamauga GA
    I really feel this little one is not going to make it. It is just laying there but chirps. It now is laying and has its eyes closed. My question is should I put him out of his misery? If I should, how do I do it? Thanks form GA

  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop
    I have given lethargic chicks a drop of Poly-Vi-Sol WITHOUT IRON. Some rally back and some don't but I feel that at least I tried and if they don't make it they weren't meant to.
  3. chicken farmer 1997

    chicken farmer 1997 Songster

    Jun 26, 2011
    lewis county ky
    but it in a gallon bucket and pour bakin soda in the bottom. the pur vingar in it and then close the lid quikly
  4. StrayMagnet

    StrayMagnet Songster

    Jul 10, 2011
    W. Georgia
    Quote:IF he is still alive.. give him some time.. our late hactcher. who hatched 3 days after the rest. did something like that. he just layed there and chirped n chirped.. and I was soo worried.

    I got up and left him alone with his mom and siblins and went inside n figured What happens happens over night and i'll do what i have to if nessary the next day.. and he was up and running around with the rest... so he could just be exzausted from hatching

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