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URGENT!!!!!!!!!! sizzle chick is gaping, no balance, eyes closed, mucu

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by roll8221, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. roll8221

    roll8221 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a baby chick gaping with no balance and chirping and mucus coming fom its mouth......I found another sizzle dead this morning what is this? how can i treat it? I only have one sizzle left after this one. it ont open its eyes either.
     
  2. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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  3. What are you using for bedding? I had a chick do that when I used pine shavings and then found that it had inhaled a chip. Thank God I was able to get it out. Make sure he stays nice and warm. I give a few drops of pedialyte to them when they do this and also hold them, nice and snug, and just gently rub them. Unfortnately all to often when chicks get to this stage, they don't tend to make it, but I have had ones pull through...
     
  4. roll8221

    roll8221 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually am using pine shavings but it seems to only be happening to my sizzles.
     
  5. roll8221

    roll8221 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IT just died in my hands. I threw up everything in its crop as it went. it was all mucusy.
     
  6. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

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    awww, so sorry !!! [​IMG] [​IMG]


    Some chicks just fail to thrive, how many have you lost ??
     
  7. roll8221

    roll8221 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I lot two of the three sizzles i had. Its only the sizzles though. I hvnt lost any of the others that were incubated in the same bator and hatchd at the same time. I dont understand it. The third one looks like he may be gettng the same symptoms.
     
  8. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Quote:Did you hatch them from your eggs or shipped eggs ??
     

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