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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Slesage, Mar 25, 2016.

  1. Slesage

    Slesage Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got my first chicks. They are only 3 or 4 days old. One is listless and seems weak. Is there anything I can do?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Get SaveAChick electrolytes right away and put it in their water. Dip their beaks constantly throughout the day. Check their little vents for stuck on poop, and make sure that it stays clean.
     
  3. Slesage

    Slesage Out Of The Brooder

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    I lost 2 but now have 6 healthy growing chicks 2 weeks old and 4 ducklings growing strong
     

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