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HELP, scalped quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by keepmumsane, Mar 3, 2014.

  1. keepmumsane

    keepmumsane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    male quail, approx 6 weeks old. Has been hurling himself repeatedly at the roof overnight ( clearly I had more than one male just mature) Has scalped himself on wire.
    How can I help him?
    will add photo from phone in a miute.
    I have wrapped him up and tucked him in a warm dark box. He's very shocked looking. quite fresh wound.
    Not sure he'll make it, but dont know how to put him out of his misery.
    Can I do anything for him or will he just quietly die from the the shock alone.
    thanks
     
  2. WindStep

    WindStep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2014
    add a photo it would help.
     
  3. keepmumsane

    keepmumsane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. WindStep

    WindStep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2014
    Oh My!
    Uh do you know a bird vet?
     
  5. keepmumsane

    keepmumsane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no. and they're kinda useless here for birds.
    do i feed him sugar water?
    do i dispatch him somehow
     
  6. WindStep

    WindStep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2014
    never delt with any thing like this
     
  7. WindStep

    WindStep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2014
    Ok hold on for just a second
     
  8. WindStep

    WindStep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2014
    Ok my chicken had her breast pulled off and I sprayed Vetericyn Wound & Skin Care on it lots of times a day and she is fine now. Just Google that name on the computer.
     
  9. keepmumsane

    keepmumsane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just read another post, from a while back. Said, antibiotic cream, and stuff i dont have..
    My vets dont have anything obvious I can treat him with..maybe antibiotic cream? if I'm lucky.. i just rang them
    they suggested maybe bathe it and leave him to see isf he survives shock.
     
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2014
  10. WindStep

    WindStep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2014
    Yeah.
     

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