BASIC CHECK LIST FOR THE SICK BIRD
Please answer these brief questions below, so we can help you as soon as possible.
Age: Not sure as we rescude for 5 months ago as she was dumped in a car park
Your Location- country, state (different areas/climates have different problems)
ANSWER: Central Coast nsw
What is wrong? What symptoms have you noted? - As much detail as possible please.
ANSWER: She never moves. tail down feathers down. now head down alot tot. this is now the 4th day. Doesn't eat but drinks alot. sits near drink bowl. She is inside and being kept warm.
Full droppings description.- colour, consistency, frequency, offensive smell.
ANSWER: very watery - sometimes black to olive green inside watery part. very smelly at 1st
Respiratory Changes?- eg. breathing sounds, discharge, laboured breathing, facial swelling
ANSWER: shallow breathing, sometimes you can hear her
Digestive Changes?- eg. eating, drinking, crop filling & emptying
ANSWER: no eating.. heaps of drinking. Her crop is small but hard
Condition Changes?- eg. Weight, comb/wattle colour, skin, feathering
ANSWER: she has lost weight and her comb is going blueish colour in parts
Behavioural Changes?- inc. socialising, laying, crowing, broodiness
ANSWER: she layed a egg yesterday but was round and alot smaller than usual
Agility Changes? - eg. any lameness, favouring, energy levels
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?
Any other recent medications?- antibiotics, coccidiosis meds, herbal remedies, etc
Other changes? – additions to the flock, diet, housing, extreme weather
Photos? – any relevant photos are very helpful
i will try to copy and paste some photos
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