Worried about my new chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TheDarkestMinds, Mar 13, 2015.

  1. TheDarkestMinds

    TheDarkestMinds Hatching

    Mar 9, 2015
    I just got 10 new chicks this past week (6 Black Australorps, and 4 Auraucanas). I was so happy and excited, but the other day i noticed that one of the Auraucanas wasn't being as active as the other chicks, also, it doesn't eat or drink very much (at least not that I see). I got the chick out, and when I hold it, it just sits there with it's eyes closed, it also leans on me for support. Any time that I hold one of the other chicks, they are fairly lively and rarely close their eyes for very long. I don't know if I'm just over reacting, but could someone please give me advice? I'm not an expert, it's just a gut feeling.

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