1. Brownshaver

    Brownshaver Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my chickens went weird tonight after eating a little bit of fig.
    She sat shaking a little and closing her eyes for about 45 minutes. Her comb developed a purple hue at the top.
    An hour later, she seems absolutely fine.
    Does anybody know a) If this purple hue on the comb is significant? and b) If chooks are, or can be, allergic to figs? It was a semi-ripe fig, and I read somewhere that humans are sometimes allergic to figs that aren't fully ripe.
    Could this be true of hens, too?
    Thanks!
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Hmm do you think she choked on it a bit? No idea. I am going to ask that this get moved to Emergencies and Injuries, to get you more help.
     
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2012
  3. Brownshaver

    Brownshaver Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. I'm only just learning how to use this forum so don't know my way round yet.
     

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