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Update : I culled and am now recovering my emotions thank you all

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RedHead, May 8, 2009.

  1. RedHead

    RedHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll post a pic in a sec but one seems somewhat lively he just can stand keeps falling on one side
    I've been giving them water w/ vitamins and electrolytes there's only 2, one I think is a gonner the other one I dunno
    He can't stand but he tries and he's screaming at me right now I've been trying to get him to eat and drink, so far won't take any food but he tries
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    and these darn pics aren't loading fast enough argh...
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  2. RedHead

    RedHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    also the livelier one has a sort of popping sound every time he breathes, not loud, but if you hold him to your ear you hear it
     
  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you tell where the injuries are?

    if it's just the legs you might be able to splint it?

    i know more details would be helpful.

    here's a bump.

    good luck.
     
  4. RedHead

    RedHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just checked him again and he looks like he might have a collapsed lung, his legs are fine and strong, he can stand if I hold him up but thats it
    I didn't think I'd get this emotional seeing an injured baby..it actually bothered me less when I saw the dead ones in my last shipment, granted it was only 2 that time too this time it's actually making me cry and I don't know if I can kill it, though I know that's probably what I'm going to have to do with them...
     
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  5. RedHead

    RedHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should I cull or keep trying? I can't stand seeing them suffer, but I don't know if I can kill them...
     
  6. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Put it out of it`s misery Red....Pop
     
  7. Felicia

    Felicia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I couldn't cull mine either. I took it into the vet, and they euthanize the poor guy for free. That way he no longer suffers, and I know he will be put down humanely. I just took him in today actually.

    [​IMG] I am sorry you have to go through this. It is so hard watching something so innocent and tiny suffer.
     
  8. RedHead

    RedHead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well I can't get to the vet and hubby is at work, he had to leave work to pick them up from the post office and I don't want to burden him with more by not growing a pair and doing what is necessary. I don't want to hurt them further though is there any way that I can cull without hurting them???
     
  9. jamieneenah

    jamieneenah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Put on leather gloves, hold there body firmly, grab there head, twist (rotate) hard and fast. There will chirp a few times loudly and then it is over. Or put them on the ground and use a shovel if it is easier for you.
    Jamie
    Neenah, wi
     
  10. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    however you do it, don't be skittish when you do it. that's when the bad experiences happen, and it takes longer than it should.

    i'm so sorry for you and your babies.
     

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