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Newly hatched chicks

 
Kylie Franklin
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I have a 3 day old chick that hasnt been ale to stand up yet. It just layes on its back all day. Its legs work fine when I push on them she moves them like crazy. The legs are kinda to the side of the chick just sticking up. Why is she doing this!!!
 
Jay Green
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I can't really help you on that one...never had a chick like that, but this site may give you some info. Sounds like yours may have spraddle leg....

http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/BRKRaisingChicks.html
 
Kylie Franklin
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Jay Green wrote:I can't really help you on that one...never had a chick like that, but this site may give you some info. Sounds like yours may have spraddle leg....

http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/BRKRaisingChicks.html

Well thanks for the help, my sisters cat had chick for breakfast.
 
Jay Green
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It's best, IMO. Good to recycle the nutrients also.
 
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