Dove choking. Need help fast.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by The Duck Ladie, May 17, 2017.

  1. The Duck Ladie

    The Duck Ladie Duck Addict

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    So there's a teenaged dove we found and have been keeping for a little while. Fed him some worms and now he is choking. Need help fast what should I do?!
     
  2. Tenrec

    Tenrec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keel compression, carefully, don't break the bird. Hold him upside down. Get to a vet.
     
  3. Tenrec

    Tenrec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Getting that out of the way, is this a wild dove? Earthworms(?) aren't an appropriate meal for a dove, especially if it's just a baby that still needs mom's crop milk.

    Also, if it's a native species (like a mourning dove), it needs a rehabber that can teach it how to be a proper dove.

    Keep us updated please.
     
  4. The Duck Ladie

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    Yes. No Waxworms.
     
  5. The Duck Ladie

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    I'm afraid it is to late. He's gone. :hit
     
  6. MotorcycleChick

    MotorcycleChick Gone quackers

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    I'm sorry. :hugs
     
  7. cacknballs

    cacknballs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    de-breast it, stuff with a slice of jalepeno and cream cheese, wrap in bacon, grill over a bed of nice orange coals, and thank the good Lord for the gift bestowed upon you.
     
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  8. Tenrec

    Tenrec Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no. I'm sorry, man. : (
     

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