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sick chick? PLEASE HELP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TownhouseSeramas, Oct 28, 2011.

  1. TownhouseSeramas

    TownhouseSeramas Chirping

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    I have a chick that seems to be weakening and loosing weight. it keeps opening and closing its mouth and peeping like it has the hic-ups. Its sleeps all the time and hardly moves. Is there anything I can do?
     

  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    How old is it? And how long has it been showing these symtoms?
     
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  3. TownhouseSeramas

    TownhouseSeramas Chirping

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    Quote:A week old today and it's been showing these syptoms since yesterday, but she feels really thin, like maybe this has been going on for a little bit longer.
     
  4. Ksane

    Ksane Crowing

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    Is she on the medicated chick feed? (it prevents coccidia). And is she under about an 80-85 degree heat source?
     
  5. TownhouseSeramas

    TownhouseSeramas Chirping

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    Yes to both
     
  6. TownhouseSeramas

    TownhouseSeramas Chirping

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    Does anyone know what this might be???
     
  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    You can try giving her a little warm sugar water as a "pick me up." What does her poop look like?
     

  8. TownhouseSeramas

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    Quote:Green and not much of it, she looks like she might go at anytime [​IMG]
     
  9. TownhouseSeramas

    TownhouseSeramas Chirping

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    The baby died. [​IMG]
     
  10. toysmom

    toysmom In the Brooder

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    Quote:So sorry you lost your baby. [​IMG]
     

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