PLEASE HELP, MY PET HEN IS SICK!!!! Need help

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The temperature is more likely from her body trying to fight an infection. Getting any crop yeast under control is top priority so she can start processing food, which the yeast prevents, making it harder for the antibiotic to work since she's low on nutrition.
 

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@Emilysclukscluks, so sorry your hen isn't feeling well. :hugs

Can you weigh her?

If she were mine I would start by making sure she is warm enough, then I would tube fluids at 14 ml per pound, wait 60-90 minutes and repeat, and I might even do it once more in 2-4 hours. Even though she is drinking, she is almost certainly a little dehydrated, and hydration should always be corrected before giving food.

How To Crop Feed Your Bird Diagram





This is probably the best tubing video on the web:

These are using a crop needle, not a plastic tube.

This one uses a tube like I use
 

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@Emilysclukscluks, so sorry your hen isn't feeling well. :hugs

Can you weigh her?

If she were mine I would start by making sure she is warm enough, then I would tube fluids at 14 ml per pound, wait 60-90 minutes and repeat, and I might even do it once more in 2-4 hours. Even though she is drinking, she is almost certainly a little dehydrated, and hydration should always be corrected before giving food.

Various tubes and syringes that can be used.
tube_feeding_suppplies.jpg

This is aquarium air line. If you use this you need to melt the end so it is not too sharp.
melted tube_1.jpg.png

How To Crop Feed Your Bird Diagram





This is probably the best tubing video on the web:

These are using a crop needle, not a plastic tube.

This one uses a tube like I use
 
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