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please help with baby chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicken42626, May 11, 2016.

  1. chicken42626

    chicken42626 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 6 baby chicks 3 black and 3 white one of my white chicks is sneezing and coughing and can't breath the other chicks are very active it is not hot where i am at there is food and water
     
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    chicken42626 Out Of The Brooder

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    PLEASE DO NOT COMMENT ON THIS POST THANK YOU
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    So, do you want any help or not? I'm not sure why you made your second post unless you lost the chick. It can take time for someone to see your post to help. Some who read posts may not feel comfortable enough to answer on the forum.
     
  4. chicken42626

    chicken42626 Out Of The Brooder

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    it was all ready late lost the chick [​IMG]
     
  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Sorry for your loss. If you see any symptoms in any of the others you may want to purchase some oxytetracycline in a packet to add to the water. That can treats symptoms of bacterial and mycoplasmal respiratory diseases.
     
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    i was going to do oxytetracycline this evening
     
    Last edited: May 11, 2016
  7. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Oxytetracycline is normally given in the water for 7 straight days. Depending on the brand dosage may be around 1 1/2 TB per gallon of water. Plain yogurt or probiotics can be given during and after treatment. Good luck.
     

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