HELP! Pullet ALMOST drowned- WHAT DO I DO?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LilbitChicken, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. LilbitChicken

    LilbitChicken Songster

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    Help please I have 2 month old pullets....
    one fell in the duck POND!!!!! HELP!!! She is still alive.
    BUT choking! HELP:hit

    I am warming her up......
     
  2. LilbitChicken

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    Water in lungs......is there ANYTHING I CAN DO?
    I don't want to loose her. [​IMG]
     
  3. sred98

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    Jan 18, 2008
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    I had a EE pullet that got sucked into my pool filter. I just kept her warm and wrapped in a towel while I blow dried her til her body temperature warmed up.

    Good luck!

    Shelly
     
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing

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    She has likely aspirated. All you can do is keep her comfortable and quiet and hope she pulls thru. I'm so sorry this happened to your pullet. [​IMG]
     
  5. Chickenaddict

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    I don't think there is anything you can do to get the water out of her lungs without causing further damage [​IMG] I am so sorry im of no help I hope she makes it [​IMG]
     
  6. Chew593

    Chew593 Songster

    first get her warm and dry... beyond that I don't know. Do you still have your heat lamp? Could you get her under that? Blow dry her on low? I'm hoping this bump will help.
     
  7. hinkjc

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    Chickens don't have lungs like people. They have air sacs. You can't do anything to get the water out that I am aware of.
     
  8. LilbitChicken

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    Quote:okay- I guess thx>? lungs/air sacs....you know what I mean!
    I am a new MOmmy to chickens, and am upset right now. frantic
     
  9. LilbitChicken

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    Quote:Alright......THANK YOU!!!! I am trying......DH is blow drying
     
  10. LilbitChicken

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    Quote:Heat lamp.................yes I do.....I will go get it![​IMG]
    THANK YOU
     

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