Sick 1 week old chick - respiratory problems?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickentvforme, Sep 3, 2016.

  1. chickentvforme

    chickentvforme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 one week old silkes that have been hatched from mail order eggs. I have a brood hen that has hatched them and mothering all 3 chicks.

    One of the chicks a few days ago started mouth breathing. I started giving it Polyvisol because I couldn't figure out what else to do. However tonight it has started sneezing. This little baby is under the mother hen so I hate to separate it and stress it out but I don't want to jeopardize my other birds. What do I do? What is wrong? Help!!!!!
     
  2. chickentvforme

    chickentvforme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The sick chicken seems to be alert, eating and drinking as far as I can tell. The only thing I have noticed is it seems to be colder than the others. It is the first to run under momma.
     
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    chickentvforme Chillin' With My Peeps

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