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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by anny okly, Oct 9, 2013.

  1. anny okly

    anny okly New Egg

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    Bev here. I've been reading posts recently but now I need help. I have 5 banttys. Lost 1 2 had poop stuck last night. I did clean it as I read elsewhere it's called pasty butt. 1 this am is lethargic very light weightweak eyes closed but still peeping. Does not eat. It had purple around the vent bulging. Heat lamp has helped her stand. Plz what to do? Thanx!
     
  2. Mehjr10

    Mehjr10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC From West TN !

    Sorry to that you are having issues.

    How old are they?

    Do you have on Medicated Feed?
     
  3. anny okly

    anny okly New Egg

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    Thanx for the quick reply. Yes, they r on medicated feed. They r 10 days old
     
  4. Mehjr10

    Mehjr10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any respiratory sounds, crackling when breathing, coughing, etc ..?
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] PLEASE post in detail on "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures," thread
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! x2 on drumstick diva's advice, good luck.
     
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    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  9. anny okly

    anny okly New Egg

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    Sorry I couldn't get on line to reply yesterday. Yes, they are on medicated chick starter. I did lose 1 chick. Lethargic laying on it's side, huddled next to the heat lamp. It felt like featherweight even though it had been eating/drinking. Another one is weak but seems active and eats/drinks. It seems like the runt. I have 4 out of 6 left. The are mille Fleur cochin banttys, 12 days old. I did find advice to put organic cider vinegar in their water, which I did. No more pasty butt. Thanks for your help. Any more advise?
    Anny
     

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