I have a blue Silkie born on Tuesday. It's from Ideal Hatchery and I have five others plus some other breeds. In the middle of the night I noticed that it seemed weak. My thought, "If it lives till morning, I'll do something about it." I can see the view that "only the fittest survive" and not culling weak ones can lead to a weak flock/breed. BUT, I have a bleeding heart and a love of healing, sooo..... It is the runt. It is not eating well like the others. I've not seen it eat the crumbles yet. It is observably weak. It seems to be unable to squat/lie down and sleep. Meaning: it seems to fall asleep standing up and then when it falls on it's face it either gets up startled or just keeps lying there, one of the two. BUT, when I inspect it's legs, they appear normal. I am giving it Pedialyte and sugar water from a spoon; it sips it up excitedly, so this seems positive to me. I am out of eggs -- wasn't thinking this morning when I scrambled the last three for my kids (I could have made them eat cereal -- lol) Any suggestions on what is wrong based on the above mentioned "symptoms?" Any suggestions for treatment?