Sudden deathamf

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by orangesplash, Apr 24, 2018.

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  1. orangesplash

    orangesplash Chirping

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    mom sat over these eggs for 21 days and we had the most beautiful chicks... today the chicks were 2 months of age and all of a sudden, one was found dead in the morning. Yeseday, there were another chick died....

    No signs of illness whatsoever.

    How can they die all of a sudden?
     
  2. orrpeople

    orrpeople Hopping...a lot Premium Member

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    I'm so sorry you are experiencing this!
    In my own experience, coccidiosis is one of the few ailments that strikes like this. It wouldn't hurt to treat their water with Corid in the hopes of stemming its effects on the remaining chicks.
     
    chickens really and Wyorp Rock like this.
  3. peeper89

    peeper89 Songster

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    awww this sad :hugs cocci mite be problem maybe corrid make them better soon
     
  4. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging 6 Years

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    So sorry! Coccidiosis is a possibility, and also check them for mites or lice, at night, with a flashlight. Your veterinarian can run a fecal to see if there's a problem with coccidia, and consider having a necropsy done too.
    Mary
     
  5. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging 6 Years

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    Were there any wounds? What are they eating?
    Hope the rest are doing okay.
    Mary
     

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