Would like some help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gracie grace, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. gracie grace

    gracie grace New Egg

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    Hi I have an unwell Isa brown, she has been depressed for two weeks she's been wormed out and treated for external parasites And I have been giving her baytril invade of infection. She is still interested in food but is really thin and weak. Today when I was cleaning her pen I found this strange little egg looking ball .. I'm not sure what end it came from? It's so strange I was hoping someone may have an idea of what it could be??
     
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    This is the "egg" thing cut in half. It is about 5cm
     
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  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    This is just a guess, but it may be a product of internal laying.
     
  4. gracie grace

    gracie grace New Egg

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    Thanks for your reply @Eggcessive would you happen to know what I could do to help her?
     
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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    If she hasn't laid internally you could try giving some calcium to see if she passes more of those. If she doesn't pass more, you could try to do a cloacal exam and manually remove them. FYI, Baytril and calcium should be given several hours apart.

    How much Baytril are you giving her?

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  7. gracie grace

    gracie grace New Egg

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    Thank you !! I was advised to give her the same dose as per dog or cat ie 5mg/kg .. And she is only 1kg so 5mg. Does this sound right?
     
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    She has been on this dose once a day for 3 days
     
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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    My bigger birds get one or two 500mg tablets orally, banties 1/2 to 1 tablet. The calcium gluconate is liquid and I give about 200-300 mg per 2.2 pounds orally. I don't usually have to do it more than once. All birds that I have treated like this are still alive and well. 5mg/kg is not enough and unlikely to help at all.

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