Aspiration Pneumonia?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by coleridgedane, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. coleridgedane

    coleridgedane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Long story short, one of my 3-week-old BCMs went down & I stupidly dipped her beak in sugar water instead of syringing it. Believe I gave her water into her lungs. She's isolated in a warm ER brooder & I'm feeding her egg yolks, Greek yogurt, & sometimes she's eating her med chick started.

    She's sleeping a lot & seems to have labored breathing. This is 3 days later & I'm just happy she's doing a little better.

    Anyone have any advice or suggestions?
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Pneumonia can possibly set in. You can try mixing 2cc's of liquid amoxicillin with 2cc's of water. Then use an eyedropper and place 1 drop of the mixture on the side of her beak and let her drink it on her own. Do this once a day for 5-7 days and hopefully she'll recover.
     

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