Sick Chick?/ Medication?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenhouse08, Aug 10, 2008.

  1. chickenhouse08

    chickenhouse08 New Egg

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    i have some baby chicks 2 died last night .. they had plenty of food, water and warmth the chicks are between 1-2 wks old (newly purchased some tues.) )is there any type of meds i should give them to keep them alive and help them grow other than starter grower
     
  2. ChickyPooh

    ChickyPooh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    where they acting weird before they died?
     
  3. chickenhouse08

    chickenhouse08 New Egg

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    one was its eyes where shut but it was fine other than that
    the other one i didnt know of any thing wrong with it
     
  4. keljonma

    keljonma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    I would suggest you sit with the birds for a while and observe their behavior. They have feed, but are they eating it or are they eating their bedding? Do they have pasty butt?

    Write down what you see and let us know...... maybe then we can be better help.
     
  5. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    Did you add birds Tuesday? Or you got them all then?
     

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