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    kdolly87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My pullet jumped into a toilet and I've taken her out rinsed with warm water and blow dried. I think she had a heart attack.

    She's got closed eyes. Still standing but not steady. Shivering some. Is there anything I can do!?? I'm dipping her beak in water.
     
  2. kdolly87

    kdolly87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Or she's in shock. Does anyone have any suggestions???? Please help. I'm giving some sugar water which I've been told be someone to give when they're acting sluggish from illness. I am going to be crushed if she does pass.
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Do *not* make her drink, just wrap her up in some warm towels from the dryer and let her get warm slowly in a well heated room. Shivering is a good sign and should stop once her body temp is normal. Do not put her back outside until she is acting normally.


    -Kathy
     
  4. rainbowrooster

    rainbowrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just gotta ask, how did she have access to a toilet?
     
  5. kdolly87

    kdolly87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I won't force it then. I've got the blow dryer going at a distance for some heat. She's peeping again now and looking around some.
     
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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Hypothermic birds and mammals should never be force fed fluids or food, it can kill them.

    -Kathy
     
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  8. kdolly87

    kdolly87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's acting normal again!!! I put her back in their area and turned on some heat in there just to help with the temp. Oh God I was so scared. But she's fine now. Thank God.
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I have horses, so I've had quite a few "swimmers" in the water troughs. Have been able to save all that could eventually stand and shiver. [​IMG]
    -Kathy
     
  10. kdolly87

    kdolly87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes completely dry thank you so much for your help! I would just be destroyed if she didn't make it.
     

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