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too hot brooder, limp chicks

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gemtruker, Apr 26, 2016.

  1. gemtruker

    gemtruker Out Of The Brooder

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    help!! brooder got too hot, chicks limp but still alive!!! I gave them water. what else? to do?
     
  2. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they out of the heat lamp?
     
  3. gemtruker

    gemtruker Out Of The Brooder

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    it was an sytrofoam incubator. I took them out.
     
  4. gemtruker

    gemtruker Out Of The Brooder

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    after cooling them off. I gave them some electrolight water. put them in another incubator running at 90 degrees, still limp. I was surprised to see all 8 had recovered this morning. yay!!
     
  5. TwinsLoveChicks

    TwinsLoveChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's amazing! So glad the little ones were okay!
     

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