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Urgent sick chick not eating or drinking

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 98Luna, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. 98Luna

    98Luna Chirping

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    My three day old silkie chick is not eating or drinking and when I dripped a tiny amount of water into its beak it just puked it up a minute later. I've put it into the incubator for now, it was pretty cold. And the water I gave it had some sugar in it but not a lot. What do I do?
     
  2. 98Luna

    98Luna Chirping

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    It's actually pretty urgent, so if someone could please help, I'd be grateful.
     
  3. BuffBuff123

    BuffBuff123 Chirping

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    I'm afraid you might lose your chick. Try putting chickens vitamins in the water.
     
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2013
  4. BuffBuff123

    BuffBuff123 Chirping

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    And isolate the chick if not already. Put it in special care.
     
  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

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  6. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    How is your chick? If you can get it to drink try save a chick packet of electrolytes you can get from farm store. I'm very sorry about your little one and pray she pulls through. (((Hugs)))
     
  7. 98Luna

    98Luna Chirping

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    Sorry guys, little Nutmeg died about an hour ago. :( Thanks for trying to help though, I'll keep all this in mind if it happens again.
     
  8. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

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    Sorry for your loss.
     
  9. BuffBuff123

    BuffBuff123 Chirping

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    :( poor Nutmeg :(
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Sorry for you loss![​IMG] Unfortunately, some chicks just aren't meant to survive.
     

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