This is not about chicken but quail are basically the same as chicks! HELPHELP!!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TimBaumann, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. TimBaumann

    TimBaumann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One button quail egg hacthed today and I found out about it by seeing the male quail dragging it around the aviary! I ran inside and held it and blew some arm air onto it and it's moving a tiny bit and trying to breather! It breaths with its mouth open so when it gasps for air its mouth opens! Its eyes are closed and it has some blood over it right eye and head but doesn't look too bad! Could I save it? I put it in a small box rapped in socks and have a heat lamp over it! I aso prepared some sugar water but I don't think that it can drink because it only uses its mouth to breathe so I don't want to drown it! Please help this is my first ever button chic and I want it to live!
     
  2. TimBaumann

    TimBaumann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well it started breathing properly through its nose shortly after I put it next to a heat lamp! It's left eye opened and now the right, blood-stained eye is also opening a tiny bit! It is also moving around when it's not sleeping! It sleeps a lot but when it wakes up it tries to walk around and manages it quite well! Up till now it seems to be recovering! Hopefully it will survive! Anyone with this kind of experience please give me some pointers or tips if you can! Thanks
     

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