HELP!!! My sizzle is gasping, and wheezing!! Could there be something stuck in her throat?? Pleas

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SilkiesForEver, Oct 12, 2012.

  1. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    Does anyone know what could be wrong?? Please help! I don't know what to do, and it seems to be getting worse! Any help will be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. KathyJB

    KathyJB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gosh I wish I could help. Can you take her to the vet?
     
  3. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    There are no avian vets close to where I live. I'm giving her LOTS of water, in hopes of flushing whatever it is out.
     
  4. stargirl

    stargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure it's not a respiratory infection? Or gape worm? Search both on the forums here if you aren't sure.
     
  5. SilkiesForEver

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    No, I'm not sure. I'll check it out. Thanks!
     
  6. missypebble

    missypebble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    agree with star girl...do a search for respiratory and gapeworm. it's a bit tricky to really know what your chicken is going through but if you could do a test for tapeworm, if will help eliminate the possibility. whatever it is, please act fast and accordingly!
     
  7. Wayne&Kim1963

    Wayne&Kim1963 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would give her shot of tylan 50 and penicillin mixed together and put her by vaporizer to help her breathing. If you put a hot towel (make sure not too hot) in bag and set in with her for warmth will help her breath better too. I would look for her to have something in throat but sounds like you need to make fast decisions so I would treat everything I could quickly to try to save her.
     

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