Sick Chick.. Not sure, Any advice?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MjChickens, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. MjChickens

    MjChickens Songster

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    I got a batch of baby chicks from a local breeder, I have got babies from her before and never an issue. When I went to meet her I was to get 7 and she gave me an extra, said it was a little weak but otherwise ok. I got her home and noticed that she eye was all goopy, so I quarantined her. Anyone know what it might be? I now have one of the babies that I hatch out and sold with the same problem. Thanks for the help.
     

  2. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Songster

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    Take a q-tip or some paper towel, wet it down with warm water and wipe her eye. She might have just gotten something stuck in there.
     
  3. tclegg

    tclegg Chirping

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    Like the above post said--but use alittle warm salt water--it won't hurt and may help keep it from getting goopy again....hope it gets better...[​IMG]
     
  4. Moose The Ameraucana

    Moose The Ameraucana Chirping

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    I know what you mean when I first got mine they were sneezing and had some discharge but usually its just a little avian cold and it will go away but hopefully she willl be ok! [​IMG]
     

  5. MjChickens

    MjChickens Songster

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    Can a 4 hour drive with chicks make them weak or lethargic?
     

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