Yesterday one of my chickens produced four healthy chics - this morning I found a fifth chic dead and abandoned in the nest - I actually reported this on my thread Good Morning You Hublicious People - however - I placed the dead chic in a box and placed it in the oven hoping beyond hope I could resucitate it - this evening the chic is eating a little feed and I am drip feeding her/him some water - Its not over the worst yet - still work to do - the chic may not survive - but for me this is a good day
What a great story. I appreciate being associated with individuals who show such compassion.
Here's something else you won't believe...an owl that transforms into two other versions of it's self for defense!
Ixxy - excellent - I have just up-loaded the pics of my Miricle Chic
that's really awesome! I hope the chick stays alive! That's a great story.
My mum did that with my gerbil that got cold in the shed, she put it in the warm tumble dryer which was switched off obviously..it live 9 years lol
Nice work! Saving the little fella is heart-warming. I hope she/he makes it.
Thanks for all your comments - chic is struggling this morning - un able to get up on his/her legs - I posted the pics on my hub do you like my pets as I dont know how to post pics on the forums....thanks....Irish
What a sweet story. I hope your little chic makes it.
Thanks everyone - even Lean Man - I will take a pic now and post it - I have put him/her in with the family but it is touch and go at the moment
I have posted an up to date pic - one of the babies takes it easy getting a lift on her mother's back
I had experience this when one of our chickens lay eggs. We thought there are only four of them like yours theirishobserver, but when we saw at the nest, there is one that we thought was dead. But as I got him on my arms, he suddenly moved a little so I immediately gave him water and food and placed him on her mother so she can hide under her and be warmed. The chick lived and stayed healthy until now........
Kimberlyslyrics - well done with the pic - I have no idea how to get pic on here - I have just given him/her some more food and water - being abck in with the other chics seems to be helping but its survival of the fitess - so I am keeping a close eye on developements
..I saw your new pic..post more when you get the chance...as the little ones grow...you put a smile on my face seeing them. Thanks Irish!
Soewayouttahere - your welcome - just feed the sick one again - still touch and go as she/he is still not walking
..well...it could make it...I'll check in later to see how things are going! I love the pic of your dog and rooster!!!!! best friends forever....
Outstanding i keep chickens and something similar happened however i was not so lucky... Chickens a very robust and hopefully all will be well.......
i read it i t's really good i like it.
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