Help me Diagnose!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by nipper75, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. nipper75

    nipper75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an 18 month old Dominique that had lice and mites. I treated her for that. She also had a scabby ear which I cleaned and am still treating. Not sure what caused the ear but I think it might have been from the mites. It was also swollen. She did lose some weight and looks scruffy. Yesterday both of her wattles and face are swollen.... Not sure whats going on... I dewormed the flock Tuesday night and will do again next week with safeguard. I started her on tetracycline for birds yesterday. Ive also been giving her baby vitamins with iron. She seems to be eating and drinking normally. Any suggestions????
     
  2. nipper75

    nipper75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is also opening her mouth this morning as if taking a breath. She was shaking her head the other day and that's how I discover the mites & lice. Please help!
     
  3. nipper75

    nipper75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No One??? Really??? [​IMG]
     
  4. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Possibly a reaction to the mite treatments but my guess it is something more to do with an ear infection. Maybe a course of antibiotics is needed?
     
  5. nipper75

    nipper75 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks... I started her on tetracycline last night... Do you think that would be good?
     

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