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Please help sick chick!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by egki, Apr 3, 2016.

  1. egki

    egki Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I just joined BYC and the reason. I wanted to get some answers for my sick baybe chick. She is about a week and a half old and she has had a seizure today and she is not doing well. She is a buff orpington and very weak right now. She has the disease called coccidiosis. If she dies it will be the 4th one to die from it and she has been vomiting every once in awhile we have been giving her antibiotics electrolytes vitamins and liquid corid in a syringe. She is always doing this thing with her head where she almost looks like she is hiccuping constantly.she lives with 2 bigger new Hampshire reds and we think she might be getting it from them but they probably just have stronger immune systems so they fight it off easier.her crop is always big soft and mushy. Please help! Thank you for reading this
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! I'm sorry to hear you have a poorly chick :hugs I see you have posted in the emergencies section where I'm sure members will be able to help you. I hope you can get her well again soon :fl

    Wishing you the very best of luck.
     
  3. egki

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    Hi. thank you so much. She is doing a lot better today. thank you for replying so i know there is someone reading this[​IMG][​IMG] she has stopped vomiting and is doing well today.
     
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Sorry to hear your chick is sick. I hope the members over in the emergencies forum can help you out.

    Good luck!
     
  5. egki

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    Thanks!
     
  6. egki

    egki Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. I'm here with a update on the little girl.she's doing better than she was yesterday but she has seemed to like to stand in the middle of her wet food bowl and runs in circles sometimes and she almost constantly peeps but she has 2 other new hampshire reds to be with.she has stopped having seizures and has been doing better but she still isn't quite right. She hasn't been vomiting either. Does anybody have any suggestions or thoughts that could help us? Thanks
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Do you think the larger chicks may have injured her? If she is running in circles (and had seizures) she may have some brain damage.
     
  8. egki

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    No i do not think that they have been picking on her.she looks to them as her mom!i was thinking that she might have brain damage to but i dont know for sure she only ran in the circle once or twice and had a seizure twice.:)i do think that they are giving her coccidiosis. Im not sure about a lot of things right now. Thanks for your info!:)
     
  9. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - hope all turns out well.

    CT
     
  10. egki

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    Thanks. me to!:)
     

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