i think she's dying...what is the fluidy sack thing on her??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by spish, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    just been out doing my rounds and noticed a black brahma was missing, found her in my minipig pen huddled in the corner, thought she was dead.

    have picked her up and although alive, shes floppy and cannot move any limbs. her head just flops allover and shes breathing so slowly i think shes passing away [​IMG]

    she has a wound on her back (i think from the roo? i didnt notice it yesterday but its scabbed over so possibly a few days old?) but even more conerning is the fluid like sac across her chest and between her legs? im guessing its not normal.......

    does she have any chance? (i fear not but will try anything)


    just uploading photos
     
  2. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    fluidy sack running down her body
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    wound on back
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  3. incubatingisfun

    incubatingisfun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would cleanup that wound i have non clue what that sack is sorry shes got hurt
     
  4. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Quote:I don't have a clue but I hope you can figure it out!!

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  5. Oven Ready

    Oven Ready Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a huge infection, possibly turned into septicemia (blood poisoning).

    If that's what it is there is not a lot of hope. Massive (kill or cure) doses of antibiotics would be your only chance I think.
    If it was a person they'd have intravenous fluids too, not sure if that's possible (or viable) with a chicken.

    Not looking good going by the photos.

    I hope someone else might think differently.
     
  6. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    its not looking good [​IMG]
     
  7. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Im so sorry it does look like a massive infection and I thought septicemia too:-( push lots of fluids-did you think about draining that big fluid sack??
     
  8. chicksbestfriend

    chicksbestfriend Chillin' With My Peeps

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    owie!! Poor thing! Looks like a pretty bad infection, the swelling could possibly be from her immune system trying to fight it off, or the infection spreading. I would choke her down with antibiotics and give it a good topical cleaning, and put her in a comfortable place alone to try and heal. Prayers are with you!
     
  9. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    she's gone [​IMG]
     
  10. turtlebird

    turtlebird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry for your loss......that is so sad. At least you were with her near the end [​IMG]
     

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