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Sick Chicken! Please help!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hugitnotnugget, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. hugitnotnugget

    hugitnotnugget Out Of The Brooder

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    Lying there lymp. Hasn't pooped since I found her 5 hours ago. Swollen right under her beak. Yellow goo coming out of her beak. Breathing heavy.
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are many possibilities that it could be. A veterinarian is your best option. That costs money you may not have or want to spend. Consider putting the bird on antibiotics. I recommend tetracycline.'

    Check the throat for an obstruction.
     
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2016
  3. hugitnotnugget

    hugitnotnugget Out Of The Brooder

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    Update. Eating and drinking! She was walking around the house. Looks much better but I'll feel better if she is still strong in the morning.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    [​IMG]hope she will continue to improve
     
  5. hugitnotnugget

    hugitnotnugget Out Of The Brooder

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    The swelling is gone in her throat! She's still exhausted but she is eating and drinking!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

    Great news! So glad she improved. :ya
     

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