Sick chick?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by RidgeviewChick, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. RidgeviewChick

    RidgeviewChick Just Hatched

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    So this chick was perfect this morning. But now her neck is all twisted to the side and she is stumbling around. I have been holding her for a bit and she is laying in my hand not moving. My instinct is she is dying. But why? And what's wrong?? She was happy this morning. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. RidgeviewChick

    RidgeviewChick Just Hatched

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    And should I do with her? Put her with the others and hope for the best?
     
  3. kayla104

    kayla104 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'd separate her. The others could accidentally hurt her, or she could be contagious. It could be a lot of things, maybe wry neck?
     
    Last edited: Jul 26, 2016
  4. RidgeviewChick

    RidgeviewChick Just Hatched

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    Update: she died [​IMG]
     
  5. mustang56

    mustang56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so sorry for your loss..... =(
    was she with others, ? they may have hurt her....
    when you find chicks with twisted necks its usually because another grabbed their neck...
    I give mine poly vi sol right away and separate them....
    Your baby looked like it was too far gone.... so sorry....
     
  6. RidgeviewChick

    RidgeviewChick Just Hatched

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    I don't know what happened. She was fine this morning at 10.... when I came home at 2, she was like that. They already had vitamins in their waters. I did separate her once I found her. but she was dead by 5pm. I knew she wasn't going to make it, she just looked like she was dying. Hopefully the rest of the clutch do okay.
     
  7. kayla104

    kayla104 Out Of The Brooder

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    So sorry for your loss.
     

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