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Chicken is spitting/throwing up.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hazelhen, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. hazelhen

    hazelhen Hatching

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    Our female cochin sits on her perch at night and leans down and throws up a clear liquid. Wht would be the problem? She doesn't display any other sysmptoms and seems to be just fine otherwise.
     

  2. gallusdomesticus

    gallusdomesticus Songster

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    She may have an intestinal obstruction due to something (inedible) she ate. Her crop is not emptying and when she lowers her head, the crop contents flow out. This is a pretty serious condition. I lost my favorite hen to an obstruction after she ate some staples I had left on the ground after doing some maintenance on the chicken's run. I would take her to a vet.
     

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