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Chicken throw up?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by collegegardener, Jul 29, 2014.

  1. collegegardener

    collegegardener Chirping

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    One of my hens just spit up a bit when my fiancé covered her head. I was holding her when it happened and it was clear...anything to be concerned about?
     
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

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    Not usually. Sometimes there is water in the crop and when you mash it or tip them it can come out.
     
  3. collegegardener

    collegegardener Chirping

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    @welasharon thanks! I was extremely worried. She's my favorite hen and I'm new to chickens so it gave me quite a scare.
     
  4. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

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    Just keep an eye on her!
     
  5. Lollie508

    Lollie508 Chirping

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    She should be fine my Easter egger did this all the time in the winter because she loved eating snow. She is still ok.:)
     
  6. collegegardener

    collegegardener Chirping

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    She's been acting normal ever since! Thanks guys!
     
  7. Lollie508

    Lollie508 Chirping

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    Your welcome! :D
     
  8. newandjustafew

    newandjustafew In the Brooder

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    So 45 minutes ago my rooster "Poppy" threw up, it was actual undigested food (3 pieces of BOSS, half a dried mill worm, and a tiny piece of grass) he 'seems' alright since. Should I b worried?
     
  9. ChucktheChick

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    if he's acting normal otherwise he should be okay. I've had that happen and that was because she ha just eaten, then started to run around. Just watch him! I would think it would be fine.
     
  10. newandjustafew

    newandjustafew In the Brooder

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    Thanx, and ya all went well the rest of the evening! It is SUPER HOT here in my part of CA (107 degrees today)
     
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2014

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