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Hatty

  • Joined Feb 2011
Advice Please
« on: October 28, 2011, 08:51:14 pm »
Hi

I have hatched some chicks in the incubator but one of them is not right it is cheeping loudly which is good but it doesn't seam able to stand and is sort of lop sided is there any thing I can try??

if not what is the best way to put it out of its misery?  :(

Thanks Hatty x
How long did you say it would take me to dig this 5 acres with my spade?

allyb

  • Joined Sep 2011
Re: Advice Please
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2011, 08:56:51 pm »
is it out the incubator or still in ?. If its out  it could be splayed legs am afraid caused by slippery surface

Hatty

  • Joined Feb 2011
Re: Advice Please
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2011, 09:04:27 pm »
still in incubator non slip matting in there but seems like a problem with its neck not legs
How long did you say it would take me to dig this 5 acres with my spade?

JEP

  • Joined Oct 2011
Re: Advice Please
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2011, 10:18:29 pm »
if its still in the incubator
i would leave it for 24 hours
we've had some like that in the past
and did OK after

Hatty

  • Joined Feb 2011
Re: Advice Please
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2011, 10:22:06 pm »
thank JEP will leave it till the mornin :(
How long did you say it would take me to dig this 5 acres with my spade?

allyb

  • Joined Sep 2011
Re: Advice Please
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2011, 10:25:18 pm »
i agree leave it be as it will still be weak and it could be its muscles arent built up enough. Hopefully it will be ok

Roxy

  • Joined May 2009
  • Peak District
    • festivalcarriages.co.uk
Re: Advice Please
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2011, 10:26:57 pm »
It takes a lot of effort to chip  their way out of an egg ...and it does sometimes leave them weak.  But usually they perk up - hope your chick does.

See how it is tomorrow - try and offer it a drink in a shallow dish - if its still weak, you may need to help it, same with food.

manian

  • Joined Sep 2010
Re: Advice Please
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2011, 10:31:22 pm »
hi
i agree we have had a few that have been lolloping about, but soon strenghtened up
hope aall goes well :chook:

JEP

  • Joined Oct 2011
Re: Advice Please
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2011, 05:17:40 pm »
Hi Hatty
hows the chicks

Hatty

  • Joined Feb 2011
Re: Advice Please
« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2011, 02:13:35 pm »
Hi Everyone who give me some advice about the chick

Just to let you know its doing just fine  ;D still a little bit on the weak side but full of beans, only 2 hatched in the end but just put another batch in the incubator  :chook: :chook: :chook: :chook: :chook:

Love Hatty
How long did you say it would take me to dig this 5 acres with my spade?

Roxy

  • Joined May 2009
  • Peak District
    • festivalcarriages.co.uk
Re: Advice Please
« Reply #10 on: October 31, 2011, 02:16:26 pm »
 :wave:Thats good news, Hattie.  Glad the little one perked up!!

 

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