Sneezing Chick- anything to worry about?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by nittanyxi, May 13, 2010.

  1. nittanyxi

    nittanyxi Songster

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    Apr 24, 2010
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    One of my four day old chicks is sneezing. I haven't figured out which one it is yet but I can hear it every now and then. Is this anything to worry about?

    I did find one of the 15 laying on the ground dead this morning. They were delivered through the mail on Tue. No indication of what she might have died from. It was a buff polish chick. I figured it might have been stress. When I went to bed last night they all looked fine.
     
  2. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    is their bedding wet?
     
  3. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Songster

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    Personally, if they're only 4 days old, I would be putting some electrolytes/vitamins in their water to give them a little extra boost to their systems.
     
  4. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    Quote:yep. that always helps too
    and cleaning things out alot, and lots of clean fresh water
     
  5. nittanyxi

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    well there are 15 of them so there is poop all over the place but the bedding is not wet anywhere. not even around the waterer.

    what do I give them that has electrolytes/vitamins in it?
     
  6. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Songster

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    I go to my local TSC and get a yellow bag of electrolytes. They'll know what you're looking for if you ask them for it. Hopefully someone can chime in on something you might have on hand....I think somewhere on here I've read people give gatorade (I haven't).
     

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