Wheezing chicken & no vet till mon.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cul8er, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. cul8er

    cul8er Out Of The Brooder

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    The only vet around for miles & miles won't be back till Monday. What, if ne thing can I do. I have isolated her from the other 3 & she is eating & drinking. There must be something I can do. Should I bring her inside (as it will rain all 2morrow?) Does ne one have some good home remedies? Thank you for any help
     
  2. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

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    How old is she? Is wheezing the only symptom? How long has it been going on?

    It never hurts to isolate a sick bird and keep it warm and dry. You can add some vitamins/electrolites to its water for a little boost - feed it some scrambled egg (great source of vitamins and protein) and keep an eye on her for other symptoms.
     
  3. cul8er

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    Where do i get electrolites? Like put some gatoraid in the water dish?
     
  4. ruth

    ruth Life is a Journey

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    You can buy a vitamin/electrolyte soluable mix at any feed store. Add a tiny bit to their water.
     
  5. cul8er

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    Thanx I will tyr that. I can't hurt! She sounds better 2 day thoe.
     

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