Silkie sick? EDIT: doing fine now! :)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChickenPeep, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    I just got home today, and i think my 5 week old Silkie may be sick.
    When we went downstairs to check on them, he just sat there on the ground. He seems very tired. He just pooped, and it was pretty runny. \\He seems fine other than being tired and having a runny poo.
    I don't think it is Cocci because he dosent just sit there and puff up. He is a little active.
    Is he ok?? What should i do? Could the other chicks get it?
     
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2011
  2. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    Well you want to remove him from the others right away. I hope your silkie feels better. [​IMG]
     
  3. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith &amp; Feathers

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    I've been feeding him/her wet bread and yogurt. She loves the bread, but not the yogurt as much. I changed the water and food for the other chicks immediately.
     
  4. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith &amp; Feathers

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    She just started kinda breathing weird. I took a video.
     
  5. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry I can't help [​IMG]
     
  6. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith &amp; Feathers

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    Please help! She's getting worse! [​IMG]
    I think she's constipated or something. She hadn't pooed for over an hour or two. We we were checking her out and she dropped one. [​IMG]
    It looked fairly normal but she isn't eating now. HELP!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's also having nasal drainage when she breathes out. I believe your chick has a cold. How to fix it? I don't know. There are many threads here about it though. Good Luck.
     
  8. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith &amp; Feathers

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    Quote:no, i think that's just because she was cold. We moved her somewhere warm right after that. Thanks for the reply!
    Any ideas what else is wrong? I feel like she's just wasting away. [​IMG] Help, please!
     
  9. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

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    she looks to have a respiratory infection/cold. start her on some anti-biotics ASAP!
     
  10. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith &amp; Feathers

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    On the video of her breathing, i've seen her breath like that before, but this time she was breathing REALLY hard.
    What antibiotics do i use? I don't have any chicken antibiotics. [​IMG]
     

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