Bowel Vent function return in spinal cord injuries

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CottonGinWaste, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. CottonGinWaste

    CottonGinWaste Chirping

    Dec 26, 2012
    Mobile, AL
    This is 2nd time I've had a chicken with traumatic SCI (predator) resulting in loss of bowel/vent motility. 1st time was worse, cockerel was actually hemiparetic (1 side almost paralyzed) and although able to walk 1 month later, still required total manual evacuation of bowels, so culled :(

    This time the pullet is much more valuable; she can stand, walk with difficulty but has the atonic vent thing going. Will this heal? How long?

    Please answer if you have experience with this issue -
    Thank you

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