Food

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by JennieNoelle, Nov 3, 2018.

  1. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Enabler

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    All you can do is hope for the best.

    You mention the vet says there is no cure - what was his/her diagnosis?
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Crossing the Road

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    Canned tuna or mackerel are calorie rich. So are black sunflower seeds. Any sort of high grade animal protein such as calves liver is a good nutritional source of calories, but this should only be undertaken for a few weeks as long term high protein diets are hard on the kidneys and liver.
     
  3. JennieNoelle

    JennieNoelle In the Brooder

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    I did not take her in. I'm not paying $100 for a vet bill....besides she wasn't allowed in bc it could be Mareks....I understand.
    Also said that in Nashville there is a lab that would perform a necrospy to determine.
    They said amoxicillin won't work.
    They said no cure.
    I'm pumping her full of amoxicillin mixed into a nice sloppy gruel I can force into her mouth. She gets nice crop full. Poops on own yesterday. Yay. She loves the peas!
     
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  4. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Crossing the Road

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    :hugs:fl Eating, drinking & pooping = good signs :fl :hugs
     
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  5. JennieNoelle

    JennieNoelle In the Brooder

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    Hello. As an update...the chicken, Polly, is doing better. On Thanksgiving day she started to walk on her own...weakly and one leg in front of other.
    Not sure what the turning point was...besides asking God to remove the evil from her body the night before.
    :)
    If is was a possible vitamin deficiency...what kind and where to purchase?
    Jenn
     
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