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How to Examine a Sick Bird

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by casportpony, May 4, 2016.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    What I'd really like to see is someone write a BYC article based on this!

    -Kathy
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I'm surprised you haven't ;-)

    Here's a list someone made that's pretty good.....
    .....some things missing and some too detailed for a general exam but:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1083055/chicken-health-chart
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    That's a darn good list. Too bad the OP disappeared after only to posts. :( What would you add to it and what's too detailed?

    -Kathy
     
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    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    More detail on crop, poops, and pest inspection...something about abdominal swelling should be added.
    Thought the respiration/heart, tho comb coloration(purple) could be added, and oral cavity was a bit much for a general exam, especially for a beginner<shrugs>.
    It's a [email protected] good outline tho.
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Could you maybe take a look at this and make some suggestions?
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...mergency-and-supportive-care-updated-8-8-2016

    -Kathy
     
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