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Please help my 4 week old golden polish - PIC!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by silkhope, May 15, 2007.

  1. silkhope

    silkhope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm really worried about her. She has been pretty lethargic and smaller then the others since I got her. I've been giving her special attention since the weekend and can now hear a rattle (kind of like a clicking noise) in her chest when she breathes (pretty laboriously - is that a word?)

    She does eat and she will drink but she falls asleep ALL the time... She's definitely not as active as the others.

    Any suggestions, what can I give her? I'm going out of town tomorrow and will leave her in the care of my neighbor thru the weekend. I'm sick about leaving her.


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    Thanks!!!!
     
    Last edited: May 15, 2007
  2. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
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    This was first posted 2 weeks ago, how is your little girl doing?
     
  3. silkhope

    silkhope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry BeckyLa, I just wanted to clarify that I posted it tonight 5/15! (No worries!) Anyone?
     
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Oh dear.....she is BEAUTIFULL!!!! Have you given her electrolytes in her water? Vitamins? Maybe a little boiled egg yolk? How is her poo? Normal? I so hope she makes it ok, what a BEAUTIFULL hen! I WANT ONE!!!!
     
  5. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    give three drops of Polyvisol (liquid childrens vitamins A,B,D) once a day for a week and see if this will help her...keep her eating and drinking...
     
  6. silkhope

    silkhope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wanted to say thanks for the suggestion, we did give her the Polyvisol but unfortunately we lost little "Aretha" over the weekend [​IMG]
     
  7. michellerene

    michellerene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Man, I'm so sorry! She was a beautiful bird! [​IMG]
     

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