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"Hospital cage" (not sure I'd know where to put this)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by spook, Jul 24, 2008.

  1. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have had a ill little birdie named Penny. Apparently in the shuffle of moving, her resistance low and she ended up in the "Hospital Cage" and I wanted to share this with you all with sick or ill birds. This cage ward is for chicks and chickens you wish to keep separated. This is a flight cage for canarys.

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    In the process of mending, everything under the great sky needs a bit of touch to help speed along the healing. No, I never took my eyes of that cat! Nature will take over!
    (Of course, doesn't everyone do these things at the kitchen table?)
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    Now when you need to give your bird medicated water so you don't want a lot, use the quart watering dish that is sold at most farm stores , and keep in mind that any jar that can fit a canning Jar ring, will be able to be used for it. This jar is a pint jar, they even have jelly jars that are smaller! Of course custard cups work wonderful too, it also helps to keep track of just how much they have eaten.
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    I hope this gives you some ideas on how to care for a sick little one. There is a terry cloth sock, filled with shredded paper and also a "nest" of shredded paper to make the stay a bit more comfy.
    I hope like you do, this will be the last time I'll ever need to bring one in for hospitalization.
     
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2008

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