Hello, I'm very new to the world of chickens, so please excuse any mistakes I might make~ Last week at an Amish Market I acquired two throw-away chicks; a little black Silkie with splayed legs, and a very weak and emaciated yellow chick ( the typical "food" chicken I guess?). Within one day, the Silkie (Blackie), was up and walking around; his balance isn't the best, but he can run around and stuff with the best of them, maybe his legs were just weak? The yellow chick stayed the same, only able to stand for a few seconds, and barely able to lift his head, his eyes almost always closed, but he was peeping quietly. I fed him a bird formula, and he drank plenty of water, but on the fourth day he passed away. Blackie seems to be doing quiet well, he's got a little attitude problem, and seems to carry himself like he's bigger than only a few inches tall~ I have a question though, his beak seems so small, and he doesn't eat the chicken feed I give him (it's starter food, the kind I was supposed to get right?), I think the pieces are too big... The only thing he eats is dry baby bird formula, and I'm afraid to take it away because he won't eat the feed yet... He drinks plenty of water, is bright and alert, and he poops regularly, I'm just a bit concerned... Sorry for rambling!