Weight loss, long beak, moving fast - please help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BennieAnTheJets, Nov 12, 2016.

  1. BennieAnTheJets

    BennieAnTheJets Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a Guinea who is razor thin - just found out today when I picked everyone up to worm them

    He is totally wasted away under those beautiful feathers of his

    his beak is long, too - too long

    and I noticed the other day that he moves very fast, from place to place, where he would usually have been a very confident, deliberate bird

    it is almost as if he is hectic

    the vet did not find any parasites in our fecal float, even though I can't say for sure that his poo was in there - it was just to check the flock

    also, I do see him eating millet at treat time

    he was free ranging today and seems to keep up with the flock and pick at grasses, but I can tell he is not as free as normal (head posture)

    he is very dear to us - please let me know if you have any ideas what could be wrong with him or what I could do to save him!!!

    he is so thin, it scares me

    Thank you!
     
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2016

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