Hurt Quail

Discussion in 'Quail' started by RiverOtter, May 18, 2011.

  1. RiverOtter

    RiverOtter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Long story short, thanks to a young goat one of my quail pens released it's inhabitants ( will not happen again) We are still finding stragglers and sadly so is the cat. My daughter had 2 fawn hens, one died, the other was caught by the cat, I got her away and didn't find any blood, but we all know that the teeniest cat scratch can be fatal to birds. I know the little thing may still die of stress, but is there anything I can do to keep it from dying of infection?
    I've got PennG, can I give her a drop by mouth or in the water?

    She's in a safe pen, with her re-caught, familiar pen-mates, sugar water and plenty of feed.

    And does anyone know why these things always happen to the pen with your best/favorite ones and never a pen with nothing but excess roosters?? Is it just that such things are ruled by the Gods of Irony? Grrrr [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 18, 2011
  2. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    I Would Seperate Her And Simply Suppliment With Vitamins In The Water And Play Wait And See... You May Well Do More Harm Than Good By Medicating Unnecessarily.
     
  3. RiverOtter

    RiverOtter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's still hanging on [​IMG]
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    If you find any scratches on her you need to put neosporin on it.
     

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