Please HELP ME! Slowly letting little chick.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by nesle, May 16, 2011.

  1. nesle

    nesle In the Brooder

    Apr 27, 2011
    My chick is weak and cant keep water in its mouth all of a sudden, and of course cant eat. It is about three or four days old now. Is there anything we can feed it through a dropper or something?? Anything I can do? Anything? Please tell me all of your tips that you would do with a little chick thats slowly letting go.
    Last edited: May 16, 2011

  2. Chickensman97

    Chickensman97 In the Brooder

    Mar 19, 2010
    Cromwell, CT
    Don't force it to drink, you'll end up drowning it, other than that i don't know what do.
  3. WallTenters

    WallTenters Songster

    Feb 16, 2010
    Sweet Home, OR
    If you're really hell bent to save it, try getting some probiotic paste (for goats/cattle/horses/dogs, whatever) and feeding it a little bit of that. It usually perks them up enough to eat and drink a little. Why is it dying? What's the temp in brooder, is it sickly, etc etc?

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