OHHHHH! so sad!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Mystery Peepers, May 12, 2009.

  1. Mystery Peepers

    Mystery Peepers Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 16, 2009
    We jsut got back from a farmer's market and we bought 8 baby guinea chicks. 4 where 1 month and 1 one week old, and 4 where only 1 week old. When we got home, one of the one week old ones was being trampled by the other one week old ones. He got really weak and we fed him sugar water and got him warm, but, he just died! [​IMG] I thought that at 1 week old, chicks where able to live without their mothers and be strong. What happened?

  2. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008

    so sorry about the chick. [​IMG] [​IMG] Sometimes it just happens to the weaker ones I guess. [​IMG]

    Good luck! [​IMG]
  3. LilbitChicken

    LilbitChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2009
    I've heard of that happening, but shocking it happened so fast! [​IMG]
  4. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    He was probably a weak chick to begin with and you just didn't notice it in the excitment of buying new birds.
  5. cochinbantam-lover

    cochinbantam-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    I am so sorry about your chick, that is very sad, poor little thing! [​IMG]

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