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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by teebo, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. teebo

    teebo Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]a few days ago i tried empting my hens crop,all black liquid came out,i went back out that night and it was completely empty,the problem is she picked up her head and some entered her lungs,i have her on penecillian,and someone told me aspirin will help keep down swelling in her lungs so she can breathe better,tonight when i went to give her an aspirin,she spit up brown liquid again,she is weezing,she has not eaten in 3-4 days,but is drinking lots of water but it dosent seem to be empting out of her crop,i can feel and hear all the liquid in the crop.her poo is watery and green.please what can i do to try and save her,if she shows no sign of improvement by thurs,should i have her put down.please help,she is a special hen to me.[​IMG]
     
  2. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
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    I cannot help with your problem, but don't give your bird an aspirin down it's throat. You can dissolve 1 aspirin in 1 gallon of water and use that as her water.
     
  3. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    in a case like this the best advice I can give you is to take to a vet ASAP
     
  4. TreyClark281

    TreyClark281 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh im so sorry i cant help you!!!
    i hope she pulls throught!!!
     
  5. teebo

    teebo Out Of The Brooder

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    do you realize how much they would charge for a chicken?
     
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    An emergency vet or regular vet will probally run you 75-150 depending on the area. Then any medications will prob be another 25-50 or more. If you don't want to pay that for a hen that probally cost $3 bucks, I don't blame you. If it was mine I would just put it down if it wasn't showing any signs of improvement.
     
  7. teebo

    teebo Out Of The Brooder

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    im going to empty her crop again today,if i see no improvement by friday,i will let my friend take care of her for me,i feel bad for her.thanks silkiechicken
     
  8. mike kirby

    mike kirby Out Of The Brooder

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    emptying the crop?!?!?
    why do you do that?!?!
    do u have to do it?!?!
     
  9. teebo

    teebo Out Of The Brooder

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    well it has not emptied over night ,and shes had no food or water since last night.
     
  10. teebo

    teebo Out Of The Brooder

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    it has come time ,where i think ,i may have to open the crop and manually take the contents out,its impacted with liquid from yesterday and has not emptied,i think she has a blockage.can anyone please show me or tell me how to do this,before i lose her.
     

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