A medium size bird got into the fenced cage and tore out one of the chick's lungs. We brought the chick in and fed it a little tylenol. It's lying on its side right now. There wasn't much bleeding and other than laying down he seems fine. He is chirping a little.. what can we do?
A bird tore out my chick's lung!
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I'm sorry to say this but your bird is just going to suffer, I would just put her out of her misery if I where you
The quickest and most painless way for the hen is the chop off it's head. it won't be difficult if she is already just laying there, one blow and it's all over, she won't feel a thing.
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I agree with euthanizing the chick. For future reference, never give a bird Tylenol, only baby aspirin. Of course, in this case, it's a moot point.
Edited by speckledhen - 3/30/12 at 6:06pm