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PostPosted: Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:09 pm 
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BASIC CHECK LIST FOR THE SICK BIRD
Please answer these brief questions below, so we can help you as soon as possible.

Age:
Breed:
Sex:

Your Location- country, state (different areas/climates have different problems)
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What is wrong? What symptoms have you noted? - As much detail as possible please.
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What are you feeding? - Please list everything you're feeding to your birds, including type of basic feed, free ranging, scraps, extras, etc. If possible give approximate percentages.
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Full droppings description.- colour, consistency, frequency, offensive smell.
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Respiratory Changes?- eg. breathing sounds, discharge, laboured breathing, facial swelling
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Digestive Changes?- eg. eating, drinking, crop filling & emptying
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Condition Changes?- eg. Weight, comb/wattle colour, skin, feathering
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Behavioural Changes?- inc. socialising, laying, crowing, broodiness
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Agility Changes? - eg. any lameness, favouring, energy levels
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Describe your usual worming routine and products. [If none, say so and skip the next 3 worming questions.] Do you have a cycle that you use eg. every 3 months, or every six months?
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1. When was the bird last wormed??- approximate date.
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2. What product was used to worm the bird, and how was it given? ? eg. in the drinking water, on the skin, by injection?
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3. Was a follow up dose given? (eg. 10-14 days later)
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Any other recent medications?- antibiotics, coccidiosis meds, herbal remedies, etc
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Other changes? – additions to the flock, diet, housing, extreme weather
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Photos? – any relevant photos are very helpful
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[i][color=green][b]check butt for any swelling, discharge or bad smells


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Photos are very helpful if you are wanting information about a sick or injured bird.
For instructions on how to upload photos to the gallery, and how to post the link, go here:
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Other information which might be relevant

Is your bird
laying?
moulting?

Any bad smells (sniff both ends)?

Social status
where do they sit in the pecking order?
Are they housed with a similar age group?


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