self euthanisia of chickens

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CrazyChickens09, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. CrazyChickens09

    CrazyChickens09 Songster

    Sep 14, 2009
    SC Kansas
    What is the most humane way to kill a chick..I have a baby chick that is ill and I see no way to cure it( Its believed to have crd)..I really dont want to kill this chick but if it cant be with the flock and live a good life I see no reason to keep it alive..any help would be appreciate

  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    The fastest for the chick, although perhaps harder on us, would be to use SHARP scissors and cut off it's head.
  3. sammi

    sammi Songster

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    where would the chick have gotten CRD unless exposure from others?
    Could he have been chilled and has a bacteria type illness which can be treated?

    what bedding do you use?
    what are his symptoms?

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