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Sick 3 day old chick

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mamamary, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. mamamary

    mamamary Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my 19 chicks born on 5/31, isn't moving around like the rest. I have made sure her hiney is clean, which it wasnt. I have fed her some sugar water with a dropper and she seemed to like it. But now she is lathergic, and having trouble standing up. Any suggestions on what to do. The other 18 seem to be ignoring her.
     
  2. LD Jackson

    LD Jackson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I would try the Poly-Vi-Sol vitamins from Enfamil. Make sure you get them without iron. You should be able to get them at Wal-Mart. Give her a couple of drops about four times a day and see how she does. For what it's worth, I treated a BA chick with wry neck like that and I can't even tell you which one she is now. The vitamins helped her a lot.
     
  3. mamamary

    mamamary Out Of The Brooder

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    Are those baby (human) vitimans? like buy at the grocery store?

    thanks,
    mary
     
  4. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it is. Just make sure you get it without iron.
     
  5. LD Jackson

    LD Jackson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, they are. They are recommended to use for chickens as well.
     

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