Say a Prayer for my little Sweet Pea please.........

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by chickenzoo, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Sweet Pea, my Silver Grey Dorking Batam hen has been very ill since shortly after starting to lay. She injured her eye, developed crooked neck got better, got worse then lost use of her one leg and crooked neck came back worse. The Vet is at a loss, and I've been continuing vitamin therapy, vit E, feeding her baby parrot formula and now have added some liquid predisone, which has helped her show some improvement. I thought yesterday I was going to have to have her put down, but today she shows some control of both legs and has been righting herself on her own and has better aim at her food. Please pray for her to continue improving, she is my baby and I don't want to lose her. She is a very special chicken..........
  2. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2007
    Prayer sent
  3. truckerswife

    truckerswife Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2007
    SW Washington
    Get Well Wishes!
  4. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    sending healing thoughts your way
  5. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Hugs and prayers for SweetPea.
  6. chickie momma di

    chickie momma di Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2008
    Southeastern, MA
    [​IMG] many hugs and prayers for both of you [​IMG]
    she is lucky to have you
  7. my1stchicks

    my1stchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2008
    North FL
    [​IMG] and prayers for her to get better
  8. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2007
    How are yall doing?
  9. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Thank you for your prayers. She still has limited use of her legs and neck, but she was able to sit herself up and aim at a bunch of yogurt and eat it down. She still has her happy attitude and her eyes are still full of life so hopefully she'll get through this, she has too. She was the only egg that hatched from a long journey from Jim Parkers stock. She always made me laugh and loved to be the center of any ones attention, but especially mine. I hope she will be able to do some of those things again one day. It is frustrating not knowing what's going on, her pen mates, Sophie & Sassy, my house silkies are fine. [​IMG]
  10. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    Jennifer, gosh if I knew about your bantum today.............. Eddie my Polish roo got pummeled, and got an injured eye, and keeps his neck twisted around except when he eats. Do you think it's because of the eye or because of some nerve damage?

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