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Cant walk, shaking....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by NewHopePoultry, May 11, 2009.

  1. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    I've been checking on my ducklings & goslings very often after the raccoon attack.
    This morning all were fine, well I went back a few hours later and noticed one of the goslings and ducklings laying on the floor.
    The gosling was just sitting there, not trying to get up and she normaly does.
    The duckling was laying on its sit, shaking and trying to get up.

    I sit them all out on the grass, and the gosling started eating and trying to get up. She would get her butt up and then fall and soketimes roll head first(like her head was too heavy) onto her back.
    The duckling would try to get up,but would roll back over and start shaking.
    Well sadly the duckling died about 10 mins ago.
    The gosling is still alive. She is just sitting next to the water, drinking and picking at the grass, but she cant walk.

    Whats going on? Am I going to lose the gosling too?
     
  2. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    I did not read your other thread... perhaps internal injuries? shock? With any shock putting on vit/electrolytes should be administered in the watererand the bird should be kept in a quiet place with the water and feed within easy reach.. Check for any puncture wounds.
     
  3. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    nether one of them had bite marks, or appeared to have internal injuries. Both were fine after the attack.
     
  4. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    The gosling seems fine now.
     

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