CHICK ILLNESSES PREVENT AND TREAT

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LETS TALK CHICK ILLNESSES With chick season right around the corner, I figured it would be a good time to talk about common chick illnesses.

You need to have a chick medicine kit of sorts, so you have what you need when it’s needed.

If a clog does harden never pull it off! You will tear and further injure the chick.

Make sure to fully dry the chick before placing it back into the brooder.

The chicks will appear pale and lethargic as well as have a sudden weight loss or failure to thrive.

The best defense is a good offense, vaccinate chicks right away or have your hatchery vaccinate them.

The younger the chicks the deadlier the flock’s outcome will be.

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