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VIDEO: Chick in trouble. Heavy breathing, white liquid poop, chirps but no sound... HELP!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by eggfooyoung, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. eggfooyoung

    eggfooyoung Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my 3 week old chicks seemed totally fine this morning but now seems to be struggling. Please watch the video and tell me if you know what could be wrong. I noticed while filming that she pooped a white, watery/frothy poop that I've never seen before (she does it in the video while up on the MHP). I'm hoping there's something I can do to help her - I've already lost two chicks and my kids were devastated. This was one we got to replace the ones we lost :( (cross posted in emergencies)

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  2. eggfooyoung

    eggfooyoung Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, I've given Nutridench, electrolytes, and checked her crop - which seems normal. She's actively eating and drinking without my prompting at all, and she seems quite active - but it's like she has a cough now, and she's slightly worse than she was in the video. I feel like I've done all I can for her and I'm just basically going to watch her die a slow death. Makes me sad but I don't know how else to help her [​IMG]
     
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