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Hotwing needs your good thoughts!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by CarriBrown, Apr 21, 2008.

  1. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Please send good thoughts my way... for my BLRW roo, Hotwing. He started out walking alittle funny and we thought he had worms. We wormed everyone but Hotwing wasn't getting better. The past three days have been rough. He was having a hard time standing up, we had another float done, and no worms.
    DH took him to the vet today to be put down. BUT, the vet thinks Hotwing may have suffered a trauma, and hope is not lost!
    Hotwing was given a vitamin shot, steroids, and antibiotics tonight. He came home with more antibiotics... I have to give him two shots a day in the chest for 10 days. Dr Bart says that even though Hotwing is off balance and needs to gain his weight back, he is very strong and determined, and has no broken bones.
    So, Hotwing is in the house resting with a big bowl of scrambled egg, mash and strawberries.
    Please keep Hotwing in your thoughts! I (along with his Auntie SpeckledHen) would be devistated if he didn't pull through!
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  2. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    OH god don't let us lose hot wings and hawkeye in two weeks I will keep him in my thoughts.

    Henry
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    We cannot lose Hotwing, nope, no way, not on the heels of my guy's tragic loss. SO, Carri, that boy is sticking around awhile, you tell him his Auntie Cyn said so! Too much sadness this week, so Mr Hotstuff is staying. Tell him to take his meds like a good boy and send me a pinup poster when he's on his feet again. [​IMG]
     
  4. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Quote:He was having NONE of the vet! So, hopefully he will behave for his momma!
     
  5. 65browneyes

    65browneyes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    C'mon little man...........you rest and feel better soon!
     
  6. peeps7

    peeps7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, we can't lose Hotwing. We would miss him almost as much as we miss Hawkeye. Come on big man, you can do it!! [​IMG]
     
  7. southernsibe

    southernsibe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe tell him the hens like to see a rooster take his meds!
    Rachel
     
  8. love-my-wolves

    love-my-wolves Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2008
    Front Royal, VA
    You'll be in my thoughts for a fast recovery Hotwing!!!
     
  9. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I hope he gets through this for you.
     
  10. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    I just checked on him and he is laying down, but not on his side. That is a GREAT improvement! [​IMG]
    I told DH that we have to do something nice for the vet's office. They are so great with the chickens.... It's nice to have a vet that treats your chickens like they would a dog, cat, parrot, whatever... and not like it's "just" a chicken.
     

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