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Internal broken soft shell egg

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Saris, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. Saris

    Saris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen had a broken egg hanging from her vent, I was able to pull much of it out put I didn't stick my finger in her vent to clear it out. I hope that makes sense.

    Before this she had stopped laying for a couple weeks, she has no abdominal swelling or squishiness that I can feel. Her comb is faded and now I'm afraid that some egg must've been left inside her and she has an infection. I have Tylan 50 injectable and Tylan powder that I could give orally. I also purchased Calcium tabs that I can crush to give her.

    I know she needs bathed and given the antibiotics but I would like advice on how much to give and for how long. I'm pretty comforatble tube feeding so I could add meds to a mash if needed.

    I wish there were a step by step guide for treatment.

    I'm prepping for my son's birthday party too, so the speediest route would be best, please advise. Thank you!
     
  2. Sally Sunshine

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    @casportpony Kat is your best source
     
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    Saris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I'm hoping she can help with the dosing of the Tylan, Any tips for what I should do before starting antibiotics? I should lube up and try and manually clear stuff from her vent, yay or nay?
     
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    Tylan


    This is what I have found so far:

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    For those that don't have a gram scale, you can use this info to calculate your dose:
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    And this for the injectable:
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    -Kathy
     
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    That I am not sure of, I would epson salt warm water bath and see if she passes anything? keep her warm
     
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    Saris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tylan


    This is what I have found so far:


    For those that don't have a gram scale, you can use this info to calculate your dose:
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    And this for the injectable:
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    -Kathy

    And these doses would be the same even though she doesn't have a respiratory infection? That sounds dumb asking, but I'm really frazzled and nervous.
     
  7. Sally Sunshine

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    you have other meds?
     
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    who just went through this on the thread Saris, lets look for it in advanced search cause I know Kat helped them, not sure if it was BJ or Hawk12?
     
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    If I have no epsom salt would just a warm bathing of her vent area help? followed by a blow dry?
     
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    just dont chill her, she prol needs cleaned anyways?
     

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