One of two chicks died

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by emmerbeans, Jan 25, 2015.

  1. emmerbeans

    emmerbeans New Egg

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    We got 2 2-month- old chicks from the feed store and we are 2 weeks in to our quarantine from our other hens. Just found one had passed. Should I be concerned? What do I do?
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm sorry for your loss. [​IMG] Did the dead bird show any obvious symptoms of disease (discharge, swelling, lack of appetite, etc.)? The new birds may have some sort of disease (in which case you would need to worry), or it may simply have been a fluke occurrence. Sometimes, chickens just die for no apparent reason.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I'm sorry to hear about your chick![​IMG] If the other one is acting normal, it may have just been a fluke occurrence. I've had a couple chicks die for no apparent reason.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    I am so sorry for your losses![​IMG] It's always so hard to lose them!
     
  6. emmerbeans

    emmerbeans New Egg

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    It didn't seem that there was a problem. Should I start the 4 week quarantine over again? I feel badly because now she's all alone without her Buddy while she waits to go in with my big girls.
     
  7. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Can you get another one close to her age?
     
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  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry for your loss. X2, If it has only been two weeks and the feed store still has more I would get another her age and start the quarantine over.
     
  10. emmerbeans

    emmerbeans New Egg

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    Husband just said second chick had blood in stool. Am I just waiting for the other to die now?
     

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