1. QuackerJackFarms

    QuackerJackFarms Songster

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    Hey, I wanted to post to see if you guys can tell me anything else I could be doing.

    The chick is 4 days old. She is weak, when she gets knocked over she can't get back up. She peeps until I set her upright. She just stands there "sleeping" and peeping most of the time. I've noticed she's not eating. She looks smaller than the others, which I just noticed today.

    I have given her moist food every hour or so to make sure she's eating and drinking. I have given her nutri-drench on the tip of her beak. (tiny amount).

    What else can I do?

    ETA: I noticed this behavior on day 2 and have been watching her. Today it has gotten worse. Ya'll know how things kinda happen quickly. Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
     
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2012

  2. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Songster

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    Maybe some soft scrambled egg and put polyvisol (no iron) in it...
     
  3. QuackerJackFarms

    QuackerJackFarms Songster

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    Duh! That's a GREAT idea. I'll do that now. Thanks so much!


    I separated her from the bunch. And she just ate a nice big amount. [​IMG]
     
  4. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Songster

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    I'll keep my fingers crossed too!
     

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