Chicken got caught - help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by EC, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. EC

    EC Out Of The Brooder

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    A chicken got caught on a string and was hanging upside down all night. Now she is sorta stiff, she is hypo thermic, and unconsious. But she is alive. What are some of the things I can do?
     
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  2. coloradochick

    coloradochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMGoodness I hope she'll be okay. I would think get her warm and try to get a fluid into her. Good luck [​IMG]
     
  3. inksville

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    I am sorry. I don't know much, but don't get her too warm too fast.
     
  4. EC

    EC Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks guys. She is doing a little better.
     
  5. inksville

    inksville Out Of The Brooder

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    Is she awake now?
     
  6. EC

    EC Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, she moved her head.
     
  7. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Quote:Not much more you can do than this. Good luck and sorry your intro to BYC is under such circumstances.
     
  8. EC

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    Thanks.
     
  9. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Separate her & warm her up in a dog crate, laundry basket, box, whatever, in the house. It's really like she'll spring back and be fine once her body temp is back to normal.

    And, of course, remove the string from the coop. [​IMG]

    Welcome to BYC.
     
  10. EC

    EC Out Of The Brooder

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    She is unconsious again.
     
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