quail help

Discussion in 'Quail' started by warrior86, Sep 11, 2014.

  1. warrior86

    warrior86 Hatching

    Sep 11, 2014
    I have 8 4day old bobwhite chicks I hatched them last Sunday. One has died two are looking sick. There broader has been staying at 97 . I haven't seen them eat or drink anything so I'm occasionally dipping there beaks in there water. Any advice? Or help would be awesome
  2. GrandmaBird

    GrandmaBird Songster

    May 28, 2012
    sit with them and be sure they are eating and drinking. Sprinkle the food on the floor if you must but get them intrested init. have you checked the temp with a second thermometer? it might be too cool for them if its like it is here in Colorado today it is about 40 degrees cooler than yesterday. you could add some electrolytes to the water too. good luck
  3. sami sdata

    sami sdata Hatching

    Sep 10, 2014
    I'm pretty new at this but I have had issues where the chicks wouldn't eat the food without me crumbling it to a smaller size and leaving some on the ground around the feeder.

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