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  1. vale

    vale Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello im new to this ive had chickens a little while but have managed to incubate and hatch 1 one chick 2 days ago.just bit worried as she sleepy all time.seems drowsy.any help much appreciated
     
  2. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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  3. vale

    vale Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks she in a brooder ive been dripping water with electrolytes in into her mouth. She had some moist cereal but not much other than that.
     
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under vale [​IMG] Welcome!

    I said hello on another thread but thought I would also make it official here.

    I hope that your little one is OK [​IMG]
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  6. vale

    vale Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi to all. Chick is lots better today.she is eating and drinking on her own. She has perked up through the night. Really happy.she lovely little bundle of fluff.not to sure if she is a she or a he.thanks.
     
  7. vale

    vale Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Telia chick doing good today. Thanks for responding to me.
     
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  8. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Newly hatched chicks do sleep a lot. Hatching is very hard work. Even when they pep up , they often fall a sleep standing up. Make sure the water dish has marbles or clean pebbles in it and is shallow, so if she/he falls in - won't drown.
     
  10. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard!
     

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