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Very young chick, sick or not?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Little Miss, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. Little Miss

    Little Miss Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought a chick from the store yesterday and it seemed fine at the store, but when I got home all it did was sleep. All the others were sleeping too, so I let it be. Today, it is still sleeping while the others run around it. When I pick it up, I can roll it over and pet it and walk around with it, and it doesn't do anything but blink slowly and go back too sleep. I don't think its more than a few days old and it is a bantam. Can it be sick? What can I do to help it?
     
  2. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Make sure it's eating and drinking. You can try giving it some Save-A-Chick, that often perks up a slow chick. It may just be stressed.
     
  3. Little Miss

    Little Miss Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry but it died.[​IMG] Thanks for trying to help though
     

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