911 sick chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Denisejmdk, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. Denisejmdk

    Denisejmdk Out Of The Brooder

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    I just notices one of my silkies laying face own in the coop. Her head is floppy and breathing heavy. There was plenty of water. It is 90 degrees out could she be over heated?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Bring her in where it is cool, and make her drink some water with electrolytes, or give her Gatorade or Pedialyte. She may well be overheated or dehydrated. Lots of shade and extra water pans are necessary in that heat. Refill the water at least twice a day or add ice to keep it somewhat cool.
     
  3. Denisejmdk

    Denisejmdk Out Of The Brooder

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    I have her in the house. I will give her Gatorade. Thank you.
     
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    Denisejmdk Out Of The Brooder

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    My silkie is breathing heavy. I gave her Gatorade and she has been in the house for over 2 hours.
     
  5. Denisejmdk

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    Could she be egg bound?
     

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