Day Old Chick Gurgling - UPDATE: BACK TO NORMAL

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RGBistro, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. RGBistro

    RGBistro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    UPDATE - SHE MADE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT AND AS OF THIS MORNING, SHE SEEMS FINE. CHEEPING, EATING, AND POOED ON THE PAPER TOWEL. [​IMG]

    Would still appreciate any feedback if anyone knows what that was all about. [​IMG] Thanks!

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    Original Post:

    I WISH I was kidding.

    Please help - the title says it all. She opens her beak and either nothing comes out or a gurgling sound. It actually sounds like a wet fart or a "cooing" sound that a human baby would make.

    When I pick her up, she chirps and cheeps as if everything is normal. Clear nose and eyes. I pried open her beak, looks clean there too.

    Help?!

    She's currently in isolation from the other 5 I picked up 8 hours ago...

    - Kim

    ETA info from the sticky:

    1) What type of bird , age and weight. French Splash Marans - Day Old Chick - A few grams?
    2) What is the behavior, exactly. She opens her beak and either nothing comes out or a gurgling sound. It actually sounds like a wet fart or a "cooing" sound that a human baby would make.
    3) How long has the bird been exhibiting symptoms? 4 hours
    4) Are other birds exhibiting the same symptoms? No
    5) Is there any bleeding, injury, broken bones or other sign of trauma. No
    6) What happened, if anything that you know of, that may have caused the situation. Don't know.
    7) What has the bird been eating and drinking, if at all. Chick crumbles and water with sugar - no ACV in the house
    8) How does the poop look? Normal? Not pooping. White paper towel has been clean.
    9) What has been the treatment you have administered so far? None, other than sugar water and rubbing crop.
    10 ) What is your intent as far as treatment? For example, do you want to treat completely yourself, or do you need help in stabilizing the bird til you can get to a vet? Must treat myself.
    11) If you have a picture of the wound or condition, please post it. It may help. N/A
    12) Describe the housing/bedding in use. In isolation in small cardboard box with heat lamp, paper towl floor, sugar water and chick crumbles.

    Thanks!

    - Kim
     
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2011

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