Worried about my Brahma baby

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tiny529, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. tiny529

    tiny529 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got a brood of mixed chicks earlier this week. One of them is a Light Brahma who just isn't quite right. She's got 2 fused toes on each foot, she sleeps a lot more than the other chicks, and though she's been eating and drinking, she showed no interest in the hard-boiled egg that I just gave to everyone.

    Should I try doing anything special with her? I've seen people mention sugar water and electrolyte formula... In what amounts would I use if I tried that? I only have Pedialyte freezer pops on hand, but they can easily be thawed out and warmed up...

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Try treating her for coccidia with Corid (from TSC) 1 teaspoon to a chick water is what i use, for 5 days. Also the pedialite would be good.
     
  3. tiny529

    tiny529 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks... [​IMG] I'll look into the Corid tomorrow. I gave her some pedialyte and she did drink it. She is on medicated chick starter. Will it hurt her to use Corid at the same time?
     

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