Originally Posted by casportpony
What saddens me is that the vet couldn't see that there were intestines outside the belly. Don't feel bad, I really don't think that anything would have saved this chick.
Originally Posted by WalnutHill
I agree. Granted, a photo is not the best way to make a diagnosis, but I could see the intestinal involvement. Been there twice, succeeded once
You two are way more experienced than me with medical conditions. So far I have been very lucky to have just the minor things like unabsobed yolk and an occasion cord attachment, yet I was pretty sure that is what was going on. I think if a vet couldn't be 100% sure by a photo that was sent he shouldn't advise on the situation. To suggest tieing it and cutting it off, in my opinion was negligent, even though I highly doubt the outcome would be much different.