sick chick

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by marlene, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. marlene

    marlene Songster

    Aug 17, 2011
    I have a chick that after a very long time stuck finally with a little help made it out of its shell, but its not doing any thing just laying down not moving, its eyes are shut, its not chirping and when i pick it up to try and give it sugary water its neck is floppy, its not picking its head up at all.
    I honestly did not expect it to make it through the night but it did, i have kept a close eye on it but there is no improvement what so ever.
    What do i do? please help.
  2. MuckyPuppy

    MuckyPuppy Songster

    Jun 11, 2011
    I had a few like that. One didn't make it but the rest did. I did the sugar water also. I think that people on here also have recomended Gatoraid (electrolites) and baby vitamins without iron (I can't remember the brand). I personally haven't had to use the electrolites or baby vitamins yet (the one that died went too fast). I hope that your chick makes it.

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