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Sick chick Stands on her own and goes outside! *PICS ADDED*

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Stormhorse23, Mar 23, 2008.

  1. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2007
    Indiana
    Emma whose name means healer went to live outside today. Tangled up in the Mcmurray mishap, we didn't think she'd live. She is a georgous speckled sussex pullet that has a forever place with us. I'll get pictures later and post them here. I am so proud of her. Two weeks ago, she laid in her food shaking, now she is outside playing with the other chicks.
     
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  2. Joy1

    Joy1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wonderful news
     
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  3. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2007
    Indiana
  4. pepperluvsmee

    pepperluvsmee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY! [​IMG]
    -Theresa
     
  5. healingdeva

    healingdeva Out Of The Brooder

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    Most excellent news indeed! I'll hold that vision for mine. [​IMG]
     
  6. RedTailRanch

    RedTailRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's awesome Storm! Did you find that anything in particular helped? Or was it just TLC and time? Both of my Speckled Sussex are affected, but not as badly as some of the others.
     
  7. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2007
    Indiana
    Quote:We leave them alone and don't mess with them. For a while now, we've tried giving them layer pellets and I think that helped strengthen their legs. I guess as far as babying them, don't. They don't get stronger when you are always there to pick them up when they fall over. It's hard, but we have been tough on the little babies and they are definitely getting stronger! One more (Tipsey) is almost ready to go out! Another week!!!!!!
     

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