Plugged Peachick--Please Help---

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by allanimals21, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aug 27, 2009
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    Ok so my peachick Sid has been acting a little off the last few days. I took him outside today to try and perk him up. I noticed he did the poop stance and nothing came out on the ground so I turned him over to look and he had what looked to be like un digested straw or something? stuck half in and half out. So I gently pulled what I could out of him. Any suggestions? I'm gonna lose my mind if he dies. He is my first peachick ever.
     
  2. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Try giving wet mushy food, mix some olive oil etc.. in the feed to help make things slip along inside. Also float a little in it's water. If he/she won't eat try feeding by hand some oil. My friend brought me a chick that unknown to her had ate some horse tail hair & hay, somehow from it's cage off the ground? Anyhow, keeping it warm and feeding soft parrot feeding formula loosened him up and he passed a 5 inch wad of the stuff as big around as a pencil! I keep my chicks away from any hay or long grass until 4 months or so, as they seem to choke on things easy.
     
  3. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    try olive oil yougurt mix good luck
     

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