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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Margot30, Jan 11, 2016.

  1. Margot30

    Margot30 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yesterday a new addition to my flock escaped from the front yard and found herself the play thing of 3 loveable labradors. No blood was drawn, just a lot of feathers lost and I'm assuming some bruising. She suffered from shock for a while but seems to be eating, drinking and talking again. My question is, now what do I do? She's living in my bathroom in a crate. How long should I keep her inside for? I would like to get her back to the flock quickly so she can integrate. [​IMG]
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    If she's eating and drinking and o.k. again she can go outside and back to the flock.
     
  3. Margot30

    Margot30 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks sumi. She is standing up rather gingerly as well. I have a segregation pen with some baby Pekin ducks in it at the moment, I might keep her in there for a few days while we have a bit of a heat wave here in Queensland
     

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