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My bird was hit on the road by a 4x4 and left for dead, it's been almost 24hrs and still alive, but she is unable to stand up, I've checked for broken bones and can't seem to find any, she's drinking ok and seems very alert, I've an appointment with vet this afternoon.
Any advice would be appreciated
post #2 of 7

Welcome to BYC, so sorry to hear about your bird!  Just keep her in a box or small crate, ideally in an area that is not cold, and see what the vet says.  Hopefully she will recover.

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Home of the world's cutest dachshund, one crazy blue heeler, two cats,
              one fat pony, and many (but not too many!) chickens

              Can anyone tell me, how many are too many chickens?

 

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Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

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post #4 of 7

Make sure she is warm enough  - please update after you  see the vet.   We get very concerned about chickens (etc.) on here.  Hope she will recover fully.:hugs

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Just wondered how thing went...

Home of the world's cutest dachshund, one crazy blue heeler, two cats,
              one fat pony, and many (but not too many!) chickens

              Can anyone tell me, how many are too many chickens?

 

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Home of the world's cutest dachshund, one crazy blue heeler, two cats,
              one fat pony, and many (but not too many!) chickens

              Can anyone tell me, how many are too many chickens?

 

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post #6 of 7
Thread Starter 
Thanks for your concern, was at vets, no broken bones but maybe damage to spinal cord, prescribed anti inflammatory to see if she improves(hopefully) just see how she does over weekend if no improvement she'll have to be put to sleep,
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Home of the world's cutest dachshund, one crazy blue heeler, two cats,
              one fat pony, and many (but not too many!) chickens

              Can anyone tell me, how many are too many chickens?

 

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Home of the world's cutest dachshund, one crazy blue heeler, two cats,
              one fat pony, and many (but not too many!) chickens

              Can anyone tell me, how many are too many chickens?

 

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