Liquid medicine (Important question please help)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lynnsfarm, Mar 14, 2016.

  1. Lynnsfarm

    Lynnsfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    This is a dumb question- but after reading all over internet.. I keep reading to put liquid meds down throat behind the windpipe. I have been putting water and med's in same place that I put tube when I tube feed her, is this correct? Into her crop or not? Thanks I am getting so confused!
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    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would try and put it down out and past her crop so it goes through her body quicker and does what it's to do
     
  3. Lynnsfarm

    Lynnsfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    How the heck do I go past crop? tube poking around in there a bit dangerous? so it is the right place to put water and meds? Anybody?
     
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    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know I just assumed it would have an opening or something to drain to the stomach so I geuss it would be the crop
     
  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Yes, Lynnsfarm, you put the meds in the same place as tube feeding, into the crop, not past the crop. You can give them with the tube safely.
     
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    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ha that's funny how u said that not past the crop I didn't know I never did it before but it's still funny
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Past the crop would be almost impossible in most birds.

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  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Might be possible in ducks because their crops are more like the one on the left:

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    Peafowl and chickens are either the second or third from the left, ducks are the one on the left, pigeons are fourth to the right and I have no idea what type of bird has one like the right most.


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    6. Duodenum
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    9. Ileum
    10. Caecum
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