Problem w/ baby's

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by LauraSBale, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Chillin' With My Peeps

    we got meat chicks on Tuesday, and some how that evening 10 of them got wet, not sure how, though i think i was my neighbor putting in a new light bulb for them,
    so i moved those ones out, and got them dried and warm again,
    now today i found 1 died this morning, and now another one died,
    now 2 of them are on their belly's and its like they cant stand up. and then when i move them they will walk a little then go back down

    does any one what is causing this?
  2. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2007
    It very well could be the stress from them getting wet. One thing you may want to look into is giving them some kind of vitamen/electrolytes in their water to give them a boost.
  3. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Chillin' With My Peeps

    I did start them on the Vit in the water, when we brought them home

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