UPDATE 3 days since dog attack

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by AdrieeC, Jan 29, 2011.

  1. AdrieeC

    AdrieeC Pink Roses Farm

    Mar 14, 2010
    Pearl River
    Wally is drinking the baby bird formula from a ramekin with encouragement. I usually have to dip his beak in it... I still don't know how

    often I should be trying to feed him that. Or at what point I should thicken the formula...

    He can stand and walk without falling but when he does, he looks drunk.

    Took him on a few supervised outings so he could see the other chickens. It was nearly 70 degrees today. I wish I had a bathtub buddy

    for him. It's hard to work on the computer and hold a chicken at the same time, and I want to keep his spirits up.

    Seems like his neck still hurts, but trying to get him to use it some, like when he eats rather than keeping it resting on his chest all the


    I have not heard any fluid sounds when he breathes for the last several hours. His mouth and nose have stayed clear.

    Yesterday was his last day of Pen G. I don't know if or when I should start giving that to him again and at what dosage.

    If anyone has any suggestions I would be grateful for them.

  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    I would get some probiotics in him now that the antibiotics are finished.

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