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How many ML's should a tube fed bird get each day?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SilkiesnFrizzle, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. SilkiesnFrizzle

    SilkiesnFrizzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was given a Silkie hen almost a week ago with severe wry neck. The previous owner had already been tube feeding her. I am feeding her the Katee Exact parrot food, a vitamin and electrolyte powder and oxytetracycline. I am feeding her with a (roughly) 20 ML syringe at least 3 times a day but I was trying to give her 2 syringes full (40 ML) each feeding but at some times she does regurgitate the formula. Am I on the right track? More food...less food...suggestions?
     
  2. SilkiesnFrizzle

    SilkiesnFrizzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. SilkiesnFrizzle

    SilkiesnFrizzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nobody? :(
     
  4. ChicksChick16

    ChicksChick16 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry, I don't know anything about tube feeding, but just giving this a bump...
     

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