Help! Egg peritonitis! How to drain?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shawnellabella, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. shawnellabella

    shawnellabella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering how to get some of the fluid out of my poor hen, I saw another thread on it but I need to know exactly where to put the needle and how much to remove at one time and how often so that I can prolong her existence so that I can make some money to pay for her surgery, I'm selling my wedding set and engagement ring but I'm sure it will take a bit of time to get them sold and I want to help her feel a little better until I can get her the surgery, she is inside and warm and I force water in her mouth which is medicated with Neo something and am also black boxing her so that the problem doesn't worsen
     
  2. DraigAthar

    DraigAthar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you know it is peritonitis? That is, who diagnosed it and based on what data?
     
  3. shawnellabella

    shawnellabella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend of mine who has a rooster rescue and he also is a veterinary assistant and all the symptoms are there
     
  4. DraigAthar

    DraigAthar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why don't you get him to show you what to do?
     
  5. shawnellabella

    shawnellabella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he mainly works with roosters and isn't as familiar with the female anatomy
     

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