Tuesday, March 21, 2017

3052. A 20-year-old female red-eared slider has profuse bleeding. Not laying eggs since 5 weeks ago.

Feb 21, 2017
Came in for lethargy (not walking), anorexia. X-rays. Went home on Feb 21. Owner did not accept advice to give oxytocin inj. but will hand feed pellets 3x per day. Weight was 1.56 kg. X-ray 13 eggs.

Mar 21, 2017. Weight 1.46kg. Anorexia, no stools, pees when right thigh area stroked. Still not walking. Can swim. No eggs passed. Admitted as the slider passes lots of red bloody tissues and fresh blood for the past 2 days. Hospitalised. Given fluid, oxytocin, baytril and Vit K1. X-rays. 15 eggs.

Mar 22, 2017
Had bleeding overnight. No more in the morning. Goes home on Critical care to be fed 6x/day. 2nd oxytocin inj.

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