Do Chickens vomit?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RobinZech, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. RobinZech

    RobinZech Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 4yr BO that is moving around very slowly, eats very little. She acts like she wants to eat, will pick a bit and walk away. She is extremely thin.
    I recently felt her croup and it was very squishy and when I tipped her forward brown liquid poured out. Today as she leaned forward to eat, brown liquid came out again. I know I'm losing her, due to her weight but I would appreciate any advice that could help. She is the sweetest little girl, a lap sitter.
     
  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls BYC Fan Premium Member Project Manager

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  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    I had a similar issue a couple years ago. I massaged my hens crop two days in a row and it resolved her issues. I think sometimes they get plugged up. Check for a foul smell from the mouth which would indicate sour crop, which is a different matter.
     
  4. RobinZech

    RobinZech Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, there is so much information. It might not help this chicken but I now know how to check the others.
     
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  5. RobinZech

    RobinZech Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!
     

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