Rescue Chick :(

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Clucksalot, Mar 12, 2015.

  1. Clucksalot

    Clucksalot New Egg

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    My dad was out fishing today, when he found a chick! He's extremely tiny, probably on a day or two old, and was dehydrated. I took him home, and got him set up in an extra bin, away from the rest of my chicks. I gave him some sugar water, which perked him up, and got him under the heat lamp. What precautions should I take? I have him away from my other chicks, and strict precautions against my family members holding him, just incase, because he is so incredibly tiny! Is their any special care I need to do?
     
  2. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
    Could you post a pic?
     
  3. Clucksalot

    Clucksalot New Egg

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    How do I ?
     
  4. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Um... Well when you reply there will be a row of buttons at the top of the reply window with various symbols on it click the one with a square picture thingy on it and then select a picture from your computer.
     
  5. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What lightchick said. The pic icon looks like little mountains. If you don't have an image URL, use the upload button to browse your computer. Hold the control key and click on the pics you want to add. Any chance the chick is a bantam? Either way, you could grind up the chick starter so it's smaller and easier for the bird to eat.
    Welcome to our flock! [​IMG]
     
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  6. Clucksalot

    Clucksalot New Egg

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  7. Clucksalot

    Clucksalot New Egg

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    Thanks :) I'm doing all this from my phone.. So its majorly different. When I get home I'll get some good pictured taken and use the computer. I'll probably grind up his food, he's majorly tiny, and looks like my EE's did, but tinier and he has fuzz on his legs
     
  8. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Cute! Sorry I didn't see this until now! I don't know why... How is he doing?
     

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