weak dying baby quail

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Shrea18, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. Shrea18

    Shrea18 Out Of The Brooder

    13
    0
    24
    Nov 27, 2015
    Dade city
    day old quail was great running around and chirping soooo much but now weak won't move alot and breathing heavy. it also opens its little beak like chirping but no noise Help!!
     
  2. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

    806
    52
    106
    Oct 26, 2015
    Southeast Alabama
    sounds over heated, what is the temp in your brooder?
     
  3. Shrea18

    Shrea18 Out Of The Brooder

    13
    0
    24
    Nov 27, 2015
    Dade city
    that's what I was think what should I do?? it's on 95
     
  4. Shrea18

    Shrea18 Out Of The Brooder

    13
    0
    24
    Nov 27, 2015
    Dade city
    I should have seen it before because the were hiding in the back of the broader under a teddy :( what can I do
     
  5. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

    806
    52
    106
    Oct 26, 2015
    Southeast Alabama
    i keep quail their first week at 100° (95° for chickens and other larger at hatch birds). it could be your thermometer isn't calibrated and you're temp is higher, make sure they have somewhere to get away from the heat source to a cooler area so they can regulate themselves.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by