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Picked on Chick!!!! Blood on head!!!! HELP PLEASE!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cowboyclayt, Mar 2, 2017.

  1. I just noticed one of my chicks has a little blood on its head.:th Should I separate it? I don't know what to do because I don't have an extra heat lamp! I know chickens are attracted to red, so I don't want it to get picked on more. Any help is appreciated! Thanks everybody!:)
  2. Melody the Goat

    Melody the Goat Out Of The Brooder

    I'm sorry that this happened.
    Is the chick still acting normal (eating, drinking, etc.)? I have never had this before with any of my chicks, but it seems like if you did have a heat lamp and if you did separate it, that it would be very lonely. Can you please post a picture?
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2017
  3. It seems to be doing fine now. What should I do if it happens again though?

  4. :welcome. It is doing fine now, acting like all the others. I will post a picture if it happens again. Thanks!
  5. Melody the Goat

    Melody the Goat Out Of The Brooder

    Glad to hear that the chick is doing well! And thanks for the welcome!

    I always try to have one or two extra heat lamps on hand, just in case anything like this happens, or the heat bulb I'm currently using goes out unexpectedly (which has happened before!).
  6. Melody the Goat

    Melody the Goat Out Of The Brooder

    Also, [​IMG] as well!

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