Wobbly chick please help.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by combatfuzzball, Mar 22, 2018.

  1. combatfuzzball

    combatfuzzball Songster

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    I Have a chick that hatched earlier today. I took it out with 5 others. I placed them all underneath the chick heater plate.
    About an hour later I found this one out by itself on it's back and getting cold. I took it and placed in my smaller incubator for an ICU.
    It's been about 3 or 4 hours and there isn't any improvement.
    The chick is fairly energetic but it won't open it's eyes and rolls over or falls onto it's back.
     
  2. KathryninQuebec

    KathryninQuebec Songster

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    Awww. Off hand Splay leg comes to mind. If you do a search on the site tons of info will come up. Picture(s) are always helpful.
     
  3. combatfuzzball

    combatfuzzball Songster

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    Here's a coule of pictures of the chick.
     

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  4. rebrascora

    rebrascora Free Ranging

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    A chick chair or hammock might be beneficial to give it some support perhaps.
     
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  5. KathryninQuebec

    KathryninQuebec Songster

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    I was also wondering if a newly hatched chick could have an ear infection or another inner ear issue. Anyone know?
     

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