Pullet with swollen face

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CarpCharacin, Aug 17, 2019.

  1. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Do you think she needs to be tube fed?
    Good morning.
     
  2. casportpony

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    Can you weigh her on a food or postal scale?
     
  3. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    I don't think I have one that's big enough.
     
  4. casportpony

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    Can you go buy a food scale?
     
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  5. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Probably, but it's the evening, and I just woke up :hmm
     
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  6. casportpony

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    And your point is? Walmart sells food scales, so go get one.
     
  7. CarpCharacin

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    She's eating now.
     
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    Look in her mouth and see if it has gotten worse.
     
  9. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Her choanal slit looks kind of gunked up, but she has been eating.
     
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    Are you ready to try and get the pus out of the eye?

    I understand you have an appointment for this week but if you do nothing there's a chance she will die before then.
     

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