poppy but and not eating

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by natapple, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. natapple

    natapple In the Brooder

    May 29, 2008
    central florida
    We just got new babies, born on the first, and one of our babies has a bad poppy but and we keep cleaning it off, she will not eat, but she does drink. She is also a lot smaller that the rest of the banty, all the other ones have doubled in size but she stayed the same. We do not know if she is female or not,were hopen for all females. Is there anything we can do for her let me know and I will try it. Thanks
  2. kinnip

    kinnip Songster

    Feb 24, 2008
    Carrollton, GA
    What kind of bedding are you using? Could she be eating it?
  3. greenapple

    greenapple Songster

    Feb 8, 2008
    Central Florida
    just an update, the little one didn't make it. It seemed sickly Friday night, I guess it just didn't handle shipping to well. We tried to get it to eat boiled egg yolk, but it wouldn't. I gave it a very small drop of poly vi sol this morning, and it seemed to perk up a bit, even ate a little, but it was so weak. It just wasn't strong enough I guess [​IMG]
  4. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Songster

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    I guess it must be the change in the weather or something. I lost one today too. Same thing. [​IMG]
  5. kinnip

    kinnip Songster

    Feb 24, 2008
    Carrollton, GA

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