quail EMERGENCY issue

Discussion in 'Quail' started by mhwc56, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    went out to feed and 1 of my hens was lying on her side. i thought at first she was just lounging ,but she wasn't . she can't move her left side. Anyone know what might be wrong and have suggestions for what to do?
  2. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello? Anyone out there have any thoughts about this?
  3. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

    Feb 6, 2010
    Tampa Bay
    Do you have centipedes in your area? Just a thought for once...

    Second: Take her home, provide DISTILLED WATER to flush any toxins out (if there are any toxins that is), she may have had a stroke of some kind.

    I would smell the feed as well because sometimes you can't be sure if there is mold in there or some bugs that could be a cause of her problem. But at this time take feed out. Put her in a hospital ward with a heat lamp so she doesn't get limp.
  4. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    she is doing MUCH better so far .isolated, water, quiet,warm,weak but standing and walking . I think she probably ate 1 too many spiders .[​IMG]

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