Runt of the flock

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Spartachick62, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. Spartachick62

    Spartachick62 New Egg

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    My littlest chickie 'drools' when she eats (ever so slightly) and seems to sleep a lot. Any advice?
     
  2. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the site!

    How old?
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] how old is she? Is she eating and drinking well and active like the other chicks. Anything off about her poo? Baby chicks do sleep a lot and can even fall asleep standing. Runt usually refers to a sickly chick.

    There are always a biggest and a smallest chick in any group. Do you think she is showing signs of illness? You may want to post in detail on "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures," thread.
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and a belated [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us!
     

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