Sick bird

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Sarree, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. Sarree

    Sarree Out Of The Brooder

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    May 18, 2008
    Akron Ohio
    what would cause a bird to lay on it's back and not be able to get back up? It eats normal and eyes are clear everythings fine except cant get off back

    sarree
     
  2. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    What kind of bird? what age? Wild or domestic?
     
  3. Sarree

    Sarree Out Of The Brooder

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    May 18, 2008
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    It's a young hawk, not able to fly yet. not mine. just curious as to what would cause this symptom.
     
  4. sammi

    sammi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    how is it eating and drinking if it can't get off it's back?
     
  5. Sarree

    Sarree Out Of The Brooder

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    They took it to the vet and they said that maybe it was injured when it fell out of its nest. So I guess it's a bone injury. they ended up leaving it. They were heart broken...just hope it stays far from my house when it recovers
     

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