Hello, new to this please help me out.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CityHenMama1313, Feb 25, 2015.

  1. CityHenMama1313

    CityHenMama1313 New Egg

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    So, for the last 2 days I noticed she wasn't eating along with her other free range chicken friends. She was just sitting under the tree all by herself. So this morning we decided to pick her up and look to see if she possibly had anything stuck in her throat. She kept gagging so we felt along her neck and it feels like there's a coin in there. What do I do? I gave her some olive oil, but it didn't seem to help. The avian doctor wants to charge me $350 just for a visit and if there's a surgical procedure it will be $2,000. I don't have the means. Any suggestions? Or advice? Please.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please post in detail at "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures," thread. I totally sympathize with you, I couldn't afford that vet either. But if she had an xray to show what she swallowed, where it is lodged and how big., it's possible there are non surgical methods to move it out of her.
     
  3. CityHenMama1313

    CityHenMama1313 New Egg

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    Thank you for the response, I appreciate it. I'll delete it from here.
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Sorry it's not under better circumstances though. Wow that would be quite a bill from the vet. Im sure the experts in the emergencies section will have some advice for you on how to best help her.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and hope you can get her sorted out soon :fl
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our "flock".

    I'm sorry to hear about your hen! [​IMG]I hope the Emergencies people can help you out.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community!

    Good luck with your hen! I hope she's all right. [​IMG]
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Hope you can find the answers to healing your hen!
     

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