Turken w/ rattler bite...(photo w/ question)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by devora, Jul 31, 2007.

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    A few hours ago we found her huddled on the porch couch. We are almost positive she was bitten by a rattler. She’s very listless. She was coughing blood but just a tiny bit and that was hours ago. She breathes like a child w/ a head cold.

    I’m sure this sac is filled w/ a not-so-good, but have no idea how to deal w/ it.

    We’re trying to remain calm. Any help would be appreciated by Zsa Zsa.
  2. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    OH I am so sorry.poor thing........wish I knew.just wanted to say I hope she is okay..........someone will know something !
  3. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    it could be a spidder

    maybe preparation H will help
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Good luck, we don't have anything poisonous here besides the non native hobo spider... Good luck with your hen! I hope she gets better.
  5. Thanks everyone. She made it through the night, but has this huge sac on her neck. We're thinking of the vet. She's walking on her own. She seems to have lost one eye (permanently closed). But we're so happy she's alive.

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