five year old threw chicken-help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Handyhens, Sep 13, 2014.

  1. Handyhens

    Handyhens Chirping

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    My five year old brother picked up Gloria, our red sex link by the legs and threw her! She is in the coop and does not seem to be in pain, but she is just standing there, please help
     
  2. Are we talking about an adult bird? If so I doubt a 5 year old could toss her hard, far or with enough force to cause any harm unless the bird was thrown at a wall or into something or whacked against something...

    They are birds after all and although they can't fly real well most can flutter just fine and thus not really 'fall' when thrown...
     
  3. Handyhens

    Handyhens Chirping

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    Gloria is 4 months old and is pretty small, and I did not see her fly at all, I passed the back door when he did it
     
  4. 4 months is plenty feathered out to flutter down if tossed. especially form a 5 year old...

    IMO you are worrying about nothing unless there is obvious signs of injury or you saw he bird actually impact something hard...
     
  5. N F C

    N F C you heard the cat, smile! Premium Member Project Manager

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    If she isn't physically hurt, maybe she's somewhat traumatized by being treated that way. Did your brother say why he did it? Hope your girl is ok.
     
  6. Nambroth

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    How is Gloria doing? It sounds like you might need to sit down with your parents and brother and discuss the proper treatment and respect of animals.
     
  7. Handyhens

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    She is doing great! We made sure he won't do it again. Sorry I did not respond earlier, I was on a trip. She made us coming home gifts though,
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    Our first eggs!
     
  8. N F C

    N F C you heard the cat, smile! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Nice eggs! Glad to hear everything is ok.
     

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