sick chick

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tebs78, Feb 23, 2008.

  1. tebs78

    tebs78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a weak chick that I ended up having to help out. She pipped out the wrong end, took 2 days and no progress and she is very weak. I honestly didn't expect her to make it through the night but she's a fighter. She has goo stuck all over her and in the butt area. Should I clean her up, especially in the bum area or leave her be?
    She can't even stand up yet.
     
  2. chixrme

    chixrme Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry, we tried that a couple of times, and the chix lasted a day or 2, but never made it. Good luck.
     
  3. countryboy

    countryboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2007
    i'm not that experienced with this. i would take a warm wet wash cloth and clean it's butt.
    i would mix sugar and water and give it to the chick by mouth with a dropper or syringe.
    i would make sure the chick stayed warm.
     
  4. tebs78

    tebs78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks
     

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