We have a fighter (UPDATED)

panner123

Songster
13 Years
Jan 15, 2007
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Garden Valley, ca
I don't think the little fella will make it, but it is sure trying. If I only had more brooders where I could put it by itself it would have a better chance. I found the egg out of the nest and pippin. It was real cold so I brought it up and put it in with some two and three day olds. As kids will be they tried to help. All they did was get it bleeding. It is almost out, but to dry as there is no humidity to speak of in the brooder. I did put a damp cloth next to it, for what good that might do. We will see if it makes it till morning. If it does it might make it.
 
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Barnyard

Addicted to Quack
12 Years
Aug 5, 2007
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Take that egg and wrap that warm rag around it leaving the spot where it pipped open so that he can breath. If it was me I would try and help that chick out. What is the temp in the brooder? Needs to be 95 with a cooler end to go to. I sure hope the little thing makes it.
 
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panner123

Songster
13 Years
Jan 15, 2007
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Garden Valley, ca
He is completely hached out and still fighting. He can't stand for fome reason. I will let him/her fight it out. Just wish it was by itself, the other chicks are all over it. They picked at it until it was bleeding last night. It is in with the youngest chicks I have in the brooders, the older ones would be wrost. If it is still going tomorrow, I will make another brooder.
 

Barnyard

Addicted to Quack
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Aug 5, 2007
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Way to go little chick..... depending on how long it has been hatched , it may take it a little while to get his feet under him good enough to stand....
 

Buckaroo

Songster
11 Years
Sep 14, 2008
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Milton Florida
Most likley really tired, he maybe fine tomorrow. The one I had pipped for three days, and had to help him out. Took about 3 days for him to really get going, now he struts around like he or she owns the brooder. Good Luck
 

Bandana

Songster
11 Years
Aug 21, 2008
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East Valley (Phoenix area)
Is there any way you can separate it at all? Maybe put it in a tiny carboard box with air holes. The size you get with Chinese takeout. Just for a while, so the li'l bugger can catch it's breath without the others picking on it? I'm always a sucker for a runt......
 

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