Quick! Help! Scorpion sting to the face

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by phoenixmama, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. phoenixmama

    phoenixmama Songster

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    Poor flower took a sting to the face just now from a bark scorpion. She seems to be swallowing hard and keeps scratching at her face. She is all hunched down and acts as if she doesn't want to move. Is there anything that I can do? Can I give a chicken a Benadryl?
     
  2. ChickenCat

    ChickenCat Songster

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    Give her a few drips.. can't hurt her. i gave Benadryl to a dog once that got stung, no idea of dose, just gave it to her as her muzzle almost swelled shut.
     
  3. phoenixmama

    phoenixmama Songster

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    Found an old thread
     
  4. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Hope it all turns ok!
     
  5. cochinbantam-lover

    cochinbantam-lover Songster

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    Hope your chickie will be ok!
     
  6. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    I see that you found an old thread on this. There was a person about 2 months ago who gave their hen Benadryl after scorpion sting and the hen survived.

    Good luck. Keep us posted.
     

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