2 Month Old Chicken Vomitting

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by NoobChick858, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. NoobChick858

    NoobChick858 Out Of The Brooder

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    So I came home to find that my 2 chickens ran out of water sometime between yesterday and today. When I gave them their water they drank nonstop, and are now regurgitating the water (sometimes it looks a little slimy). I understand that it could be because they're drinking way too fast and it doesn't stay in their crop when they lean over, but could this be a vicious cycle? Over drink, puke, over drink, puke. Because they've already done it a couple times. Or are they sick? They are eating though. Thanks in advance. I'm so worried...
     
  2. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Overrun With Chickens

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    Dehydration causes vomiting. I would give them a little electrolyte in their water and some Greek yoghurt. How old are your chickens?
     
  3. NoobChick858

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    They're about 2 months old.
     
  4. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok, so try them on some soft scrambled egg with a bit of plain yoghurt mixed in it. Make sure they have plenty of fresh water. If you dont have electrolyte 's , I'm told that a berocca tablet dissolved in their water is just as good. Gatorade is another alternative .
     
  5. NoobChick858

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    Great. Thank you so much! I will give that a try :)
     

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