PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChilliPepper, Sep 27, 2015.

  1. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps

    She may also have a slipped tendon, which can be corrected by using a splint.
     
  2. ChilliPepper

    ChilliPepper New Egg

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    Her bedding is hay, so its not slippery, I'm not sure if her feed is medicated or not.
     
  3. LeafBlade12345

    LeafBlade12345 Chillin' With My Peeps

    How old is she? What is her feed called? It should say on the bag.
     
  4. ChilliPepper

    ChilliPepper New Egg

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    She is around about 2-3 weeks old and the people that sold us the chicken also gave us a bag of chick starter
     
  5. georgiayankee

    georgiayankee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had one like that but it was only 3-5 days old. I gave them some agrilab vitamin and electrolytes in their water. ( it doesn't have iron) it took a few days but now my chick is 4 weeks and strong. I was told it could be a Vitamin B deficancy. I too use a chick starter that is medicated because I don't know what nest conditions were like before they were shipped to me.
     
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  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Can you post a picture of her poop? FYI, chicks on medicated feed can get coccidiosis.

    -Kathy
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Good suggestion and probably worth trying.

    -Kathy
     
  8. Deise

    Deise Out Of The Brooder

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    Has anyone heard of a chicken's comb shrinking?
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I know it can happen when they get dehydrated.

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  10. animalgrl

    animalgrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes. One of my girls was very dehydrated and her comb (which is smallish to begin with) completely shrunk down into a hard little row of nubs. Got her rehydrated and the comb eventually went back to normal.
     

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