PLEASE HELP!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by diana507, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. diana507

    diana507 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an isa brown that is wheezing and sounds like she is having a hard time breathing and she's all puffed up and kinda just standing around and not with the other 10. What could it be? I live in Maine and the weather has been getting colder at night if thay matters.
     
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    diana507 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dripped some Vet Rx down her throat like the guy at TSC said to do. Checked her throat don't see anything blocking it. Gave her a small piece of bread with olive oil on it. I don't know what else to do. Tonight she is still wheezing....
     
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    diana507 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @aart I know you have alot of knowledge. Have you ever experienced wheezing? If you don't mind me tagging you to ask....
     
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    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I haven't any experience treating a wheezing bird.....
    ....but have read you must be very careful putting anything down their 'throat' unless you have a clear understanding of the anatomy of the mouth/trachea/esophagus.
    it's very easy to squirt liquid into their trachea/lungs and kill them.

    Wheezing could indicate a respiratory ailment/infection or gape worms or wet pox or.....??.... figuring out which, I can't help with as I've never had a bird that sick

    Not sure VetRX will do any good in this situation as I don't know exactly what the problem is or what the range of application VetRX has.

    I'd suggest you start a new thread titled (or edit this one's title) with something more specific to the problem (like... my bird is wheezing) other than 'PLEASE HELP'.


    Sorry, that's all I can advise.
     

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