Sick chicken suprise!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bird Collector, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. Bird Collector

    Bird Collector Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 1 1/2 year old frizzle hen who has slowed down in the last few days. Upon examing her she has lost weight and i have had to clean her bottom 2 times. Bad!!!! Her chest bone is now promit and she is letting me hold her. Highly unusual. I think she is internal laying eggs. Her adomin is swollen and gushiy. I have a friend who is a vet and will try anything for me. not a chicken vet. Is there anything I can do or have my vet friend do? Thanks for your help!!!
     
  2. geebs

    geebs Lovin' the Lowriders!

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  3. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Bird Collector

    Bird Collector Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well Fritzee went to the vets this morning as she seemed to be going down hill quickly. Thanks for the info on the internal laying. My friend who is a vet feels that is what has happened and that it is now or never to try and surgically remove the stuff and do a hysterectomy on her. Fritzee's blood work was good showing functioning organs so surgery has a chance. A small chance but a chance. Oh and did I mention that my friend is not a bird vet but grab some of her co-workers to give her a chance. Thats a good friend. So wish us luck. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. LuvMyPeeps7

    LuvMyPeeps7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Good luck hope all goes well with her!
     
  6. WingingIt

    WingingIt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a good friend. Good luck!
     
  7. carrlr

    carrlr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck, let us know. [​IMG]:fl:fl
     
  8. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

    We're pulling for Fritzee!!
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  9. Kyhen

    Kyhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hoping for good news soon.
     
  10. Bird Collector

    Bird Collector Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sad night in this house. Fritzee was not strong enough to make it through her surgery so she is in the great chicken land. Thanks for all the well wishes. I just got done putting her in my little pet area on the side of the house. I am having a drink (cheer )to her. By for now
     

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