Non walking chick....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Barredacauna, May 27, 2011.

  1. Barredacauna

    Barredacauna Out Of The Brooder

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    HELP! I have a chick that hatched about 5hrs ago and is still not up and moving around... should i be worried.... he will stumble around on his right leg but wont on his left... his feet arent splayed, is there something i should do, will he DIE?[​IMG]
     
  2. Nestled Chickens

    Nestled Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are about 5 hours old now and they aren't the best walkers yet either... I have no more experience than that though [​IMG]
     
  3. buckboy101

    buckboy101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It should be fine, just keep an eye on it
     
  4. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had on hatch that couldnt walk for 3 days. Now he is 4 months old. This is Forrest Gump he is the one in the back
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  5. Barredacauna

    Barredacauna Out Of The Brooder

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    I have one EE/Barred Rock (roosters a barred rock) Chick hatch at 5 a.m. this morning and she is up and walking around.... this new chick is still not legit walking, but it is still moving around... it is also looks like its having trouble keeping its head up... Is this bad for a newborn? Any info would be helpful!
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