Help, sick silkie

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by oldhen514, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. oldhen514

    oldhen514 New Egg

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    4 mo old silkie. Was fine yesterday today it is gasping and acting like it has something caught in its throat. Have been giving it water and a little vit. E with a dropper but don't see any improvement yet. I don't want to lose it. They are so sweet. Any ideas?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    can you take a Qtip and slide it down into it's throat just a little and see if anything comes out red and looking like a worm? might be gape worm. Is it able to hold it's head at normal angle?
     
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2011

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