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Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Trefoil, Mar 9, 2012.

  1. Trefoil

    Trefoil Songster

    Dec 7, 2011
    I copied this from another forum, hoping to get this guy some help:
    One of my Guinea's has been sick for about 3 weeks now. She is young, only about a year or so old. Her abdomen appears to be slightly swollen and quite hard however she is not battling to walk or showing any egg bound symptoms. She is eating a little but mostly sleeping in the cage. She has lime green droppings (more like diarrhea). The only time her breathing is a problem is when I catch her to administer treatment. Then she battles to breathe for a few minutes and is gasping for air until she calms down. I treated her for Chlymidia but no change and have also been giving her some vitamins and probiotics in between the antibiotics. I have now started an antibacterial antibiotic. She is loosing weight daily. The only food she shows any interest in is lucern and wild bird seed. I live in the middle of Mozambique and unfortunatly a Vet is not an option - there are none. Anyone seen these symptoms before? I hope its okay to also post it in the diseases section, but he's talking about a guinea so It needed to be here as well.

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