twitchy chickie

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Nippers, Aug 25, 2014.

  1. i had a silver spangled hamburg that died today[​IMG]she was only 1 week old. she seemed fat and her belly was squishy. a witness saw her twitching. i found her lying down stiff, with her eyes closed. she was dead.[​IMG]anyone have some insight on why she died?
     
  2. btruegs

    btruegs Chirping

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    That's really sad! i'm sorry. What kind of feed were you giving her? what was the temperature in the brooder?
     
  3. we fed them regular starter and when she died she was in the kitchen. i don't know the tempature.
     
  4. btruegs

    btruegs Chirping

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    did you have a heat lamp on her?
     
  5. no
     
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2014
  6. btruegs

    btruegs Chirping

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    It may have gotten too cold, especially if it was a chick.
     
  7. maybe, it may have been stress
     

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