Huge Swollen Neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Twister303, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. Twister303

    Twister303 Out Of The Brooder

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    This little fry is a 3 week old Cornish Rock. Found like this tonight. The whole neck is swollen from chest to ears. When I hold it to light I can see through it and it feels like a balloon. Vet is called already but she's on an emergency. Anyone seen this?

    I gave 0.2 cc Tetracycline for now, poor bird is hot as a coal.

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  2. Twister303

    Twister303 Out Of The Brooder

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    Vet saw pic and thinks it is a ruptured air sac. I decompressed with a needle and she looks normal now, will recheck in the morning.
     

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