sick chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sadele64, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. sadele64

    sadele64 New Egg

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    Hey every one. Thank you for all your welcomes! We ended up getting 6 barred rocks! they are adorable. But one is sick. She has labored breathing. she has had a little water and food but not much. I have separated her from the flock. Any ideas?
     
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could cook a egg for her and mash it up with some sugar water and see if she perks up? Congrats on the new chicks. I love my BR's. When I through out scratch for them, my two roos always come up because they like to be hand fed. lol
     
  3. sadele64

    sadele64 New Egg

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    Thank you! I will try that.
     
  4. kalson

    kalson Out Of The Brooder

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    I hope your chick gets better. I tried the suggestion of using a little sugar water using an eye dropper and my sick chick perked up for a while and even pecked at some food but she passed last night. However, I think that I waited too long before asking the board for help and if I had done the sugar trick eariler she may have survived. She responded well to electrolyte water too. I wish you the best and keep us posted.
     

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