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Rest in Peace Nugget

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by WriterofWords, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    During the high winds yesterday a fence blew over and I didn't know until this morning when I fed that Nugget was trapped under it. He is lethargic, but standing. I had to leave him in a kennel with food and water while I'm at work. I think he's in shock, I couldn't find any injuries, but he just didn't move at all when I picked him up, didn't struggle or fight me, just sat there. Is there anything I could do for him or need to do? I just don't know what to do!
     
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2009
  2. NGT ANGL

    NGT ANGL Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2009
    Locust Grove, VA
    [​IMG] I don't know enough to offer advice but hugs to you and I hope he is doing better when you get home from work.
     
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Thank you, I hate seeing the big guy like this. I know if it had been a smaller bird they would be dead no question.
     
  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Oh no! Nugget, [​IMG]

    Sounds like the right thing to do, maybe add a little heat if it's still cold outside.
     
  5. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    I hope he is just alittle shocked, and will be bouncing around when you get home.
    Sending Nugget my best vibes
     
  6. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Thanks, my mom will check him shortly for me. I just don't want bad news.
     
  7. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

    Aug 21, 2008
    Missouri
    [​IMG] to you and Nugget. I hope he gets better soon!
     
  8. HenPen

    HenPen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2009
    New Hampshire
    Poor nugget....I hope he will be up and about wondering why he is in the kennel when you get home. [​IMG]
     
  9. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    Oh no..not our buddy Nugget!!

    I pray that he will be OK...he's proved, so far, to be a tough rooster!!
     
  10. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    He's laying against the side of the kennel, his eyes are open, he hasn't eaten or drank any water yet. Mom's going to go buy him some french fries.
     

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