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SUPER sick Silkie chick, ideas?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lmz534, Oct 15, 2011.

  1. lmz534

    lmz534 Out Of The Brooder

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    3-4 week old buff/partridge silkie. Lethargic and wobbly. Eyes half closed but peeps sometimes. Brought it inside to warm it up an extra bit (though it had been in brooder) No poopy vent, but looks super sickly. Not eating or drinking unless forced. I bought some electrolytes to perk it up and have been giving it that with a dropper. Don't think this little one is gunna make it. Anything else I should be doing? Vinegar just to cleanse the system incase it is backed up? Any ideas greatly appreciated. Hate to see this cute chick go to waste!
     
  2. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    Apple cider vinegar is what i use and electrolytes.
     
  3. lmz534

    lmz534 Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like I was a little late [​IMG] poor thing passed a few minutes ago. On to silkie heaven!
     

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