New to group and have a sick chick that needs help

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CarolWhitney, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. CarolWhitney

    CarolWhitney New Egg

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    I’m new to the forum, my name is Carol Whitney, and although I was raised with chickens, I’m fairly new to being a chicken owner. I have approximately 12 chickens that are about 8 months old and mostly laying regularly. I also have 22 chicks that are just three months old. Now I have a chick that is lying on her side and can’t seem to get up, she’s alert, but cant get up. I noticed her a little listless yesterday and I’m concerned that she might be dead soon. I have another one that is acting listless too, although moving about like a bit of a drunkard today. Can anyone tell me what might be going on with them?
    Thank you in advance,
    Carol
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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  3. CarolWhitney

    CarolWhitney New Egg

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    Thank you...it's sort of a difficult learning curve with this kind of a board, but I'm glad it's here!
     
  4. ChicknsRock

    ChicknsRock Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] x2 to putting your question in the Emergencies/Diseases/Injuries and Cures forum.
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Good luck in defining and resolving the health issues with your birds.
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Hope your chicks get well.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. Bluebee

    Bluebee Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] x3 on TwoCrows advice, good luck to you.
     
  9. petrel

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    Welcome and Good Luck!
     

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