Mountain Quail 09 Hatch Cant Stand Up

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Valley quail breeder, May 11, 2011.

  1. Valley quail breeder

    Valley quail breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought a pair of Mountain quails and when they arrived today I opened the shipping box and the female cant stand on her feet she just sits, Any suggestions to why she wont stand its been over 8 hours, I added Tri Vi Sol to her water and also added another bowl of water with a little sugar in it and nothing....Think she had a stroke or egg bound?
     
  2. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Might be is she eating or drinking? If not use a dropper and just dribble some along her beak (don't force her though). You might want to assume she has a respiratory infection maybe and give her some antibiotic.?
     
  3. Valley quail breeder

    Valley quail breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She appears healthy and eating and drinking just cant stand up...
     

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