Diarrhea in Goose

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Kalsti, Aug 4, 2013.

  1. Kalsti

    Kalsti Chirping

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    My older female goose Joey has been having diarrhea this evening....she is on antibiotics twice a day following her trip to the Vet who cleaned out a 5" wound in her chest area and found on xray she may have osteomyelitis, (as she falls when walking.) She actually lives at our local park, but I am rehab-ing her until she is well enough to go back there. Tomorrow is Sunday and the Vet is not open....should I hold the antibiotic and see if the diarrhea goes away? --Then call the Vet Monday? (I know you're not normally supposed to stop antibiotics.)
    Thanks, appreciate any help you can give me~
    K
     

  2. The goose girl

    The goose girl Songster

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    Continue antibiotics by all means.
     
  3. Kalsti

    Kalsti Chirping

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    Thank you!!! (My Grandpa was Danish and my Grandmother was Norwegian....) :)
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Antibiotics can cause diarrhea, I believe I would try to get some electrolytes into her to keep her from dehydrating.
     

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