Chicken Swallowed My Earring???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by alyssaallycat, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. alyssaallycat

    alyssaallycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi guys,
    My favorite pullet (about 8 weeks old) Buffy was sitting on my shoulder when suddenly, she pulled out my earring and swallowed it. Is there anything that I can do to get it out? Any danger signs that it has gotten stuck or tore something in the digestive track? I can't lose her... Help please.
     
  2. alyssaallycat

    alyssaallycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also- the earring was about an inch long, with a metal ball at the top and a metal bar without a point at the back.
     
  3. orpington13

    orpington13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is definitely not good.
     
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2016
  4. orpington13

    orpington13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When did it happen?
     
  5. alyssaallycat

    alyssaallycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A few minutes ago
     
  6. alyssaallycat

    alyssaallycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe two minutes ago
     
  7. alyssaallycat

    alyssaallycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Correction- a half an inch
     
  8. orpington13

    orpington13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You may want to try and look down her throat.
     
  9. alyssaallycat

    alyssaallycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How would I go about doing that?
     
  10. orpington13

    orpington13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gently holding her head, pry open her mouth. It is not that hard.
     

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