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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by blueberrysilky, Sep 3, 2015.

  1. blueberrysilky

    blueberrysilky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 5 day old chick, it's a silky red sex link cross. It isn't very perky like others from the hatch, it's eating and drinking, but if you pick him up, unlike the others he's submissive. Should I be worried, and what shou I do?
     
  2. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi there, - nothing much to do at this point. Just monitor, make sure continues eating/drinking, not getting picked on. Do you have Sav-a -chick in the water to help with vitamins etc.?
    Time will tell, fingers crossed for you, [​IMG]
     
  3. blueberrysilky

    blueberrysilky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I do have Save-A-Chick on their water. And hoping for them best!!!
     
  4. blueberrysilky

    blueberrysilky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This chick did survive, I found out it was wry neck and was able to treat her effectively. Thanks for everyone's help, her name is Midnight!
     

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