twitchy chickie

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

  1. Nippers

    Nippers Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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. Nippers

    Nippers Chillin' With My Peeps

    we fed them regular starter and when she died she was in the kitchen. i don't know the tempature.
     
  4. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    did you have a heat lamp on her?
     
  5. Nippers

    Nippers Chillin' With My Peeps

    no
     
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2014
  6. btruegs

    btruegs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It may have gotten too cold, especially if it was a chick.
     
  7. Nippers

    Nippers Chillin' With My Peeps

    maybe, it may have been stress
     

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