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16 1/2 year old gander sick.

Discussion in 'Geese' started by LadyHayleyHalo1, Nov 14, 2015.

  1. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I think she means in their poop @Lacrystol
     
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  4. Lacrystol

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    AHHH No you can't see them in there poop but yes you can see them otherwise.. I had a showgirl silkie with gape worms and what I did is candled her neck, OMG, they are grose...
     
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    Thank you all for the advice. I took him to a different vet today. The congestion was bad this a.m.. She did x-rays of his throat and airsacks(lungs), good thing no tumors. There is a small amount of fluid there. The vet said it could be a fungal infection, since he was on Baytril it's not a pneumonia. She put him on an anti-fungal med for 14 days. She also wants me to put him on a vitamin B in his food. The anti-fungal med will be compounded to a liquid, easier for me to give. Waiting for the pharmacy to call to see what flavor I want it in. Hopefully it comes in lettuce flavor. I will make notes of everyones advice, for if this doesn't work I'll give her my notes on all of the advice. I thank you all so VERY much . Will keep you posted. Thank you.
     
  7. Miss Lydia

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    Thank you for updating, your vet sounds like she might know what she is doing. I hope the meds work. I hope it comes in lettuce flavor too. lol
     
  8. Lacrystol

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    Hum interesting I wonder if you can see gape worms in an X-ray?? Lol. Baytril is like a miracle drug. Lol seems to fix a lot of things but apparently not a fungal infection. Lol
     
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  10. LadyHayleyHalo1

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    Update: The problem with his eye is, Luxated ( lense )w/ anterion displacement. The lungs....Increased opacity to air sacks. New question, if he has gizzard worms what is the medication to give him, where would I purchase it from, what would be the doseage for him, he's 11 pounds. I took a stool sample into the vet this a.m., results won't be back until tomorrow or Monday. I would like to get him started on the med as soon as possible, I feel tthat's what is wrong with him. He eats excessively, but not a good amount, he's also scooping up dirt quiet a bit. The crop is not impacted, it's empty. I am in such a state of panic for fear of losing him. I feel sick to my stomach. I pray someone has an answer for me. Thank you all
     

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