Do Chicks Vomit??????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Hanh3197, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. Hanh3197

    Hanh3197 Chirping

    Jun 9, 2011
    Bay Area
    I think while I was reaching for my chick it threw up some clear goo? I just played with them it was really cute [​IMG] [​IMG]
    I'd dip 2 or 3 fingers in the water and put a few droplets on the wall of the brooder and they'd peck at it like CRAZY!! [​IMG]
    I mixed the water with some Gatorade so maybe it drank too much and wasn't use to it? It was just clear stuff... like human spit [​IMG]
    That's why I don't think it had to do with what she/he ate....... [​IMG]
    Should I be really concerned or what? Please any inputs would be GREAT!! [​IMG]

  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    They regurgitate; especially if they've been drinking lots of water.

    My late great roo Thor regurgitated water often as a chick, but he outgrew it.
  3. Hanh3197

    Hanh3197 Chirping

    Jun 9, 2011
    Bay Area
    Thanks so much! Got scared that no one was answering.... [​IMG]
  4. Erebus

    Erebus Chirping

    I get the impression that any miss placed pressure on their crop can bring up food. I had this problem when I was holding a hen upside down while I cleaned an injured foot. I was worried she was sick but it just turns out that I'd put my hand on her crop by accident. Poor girl [​IMG]
  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Crowing

    Mar 28, 2011
    I've seen it once with my brahma. I think she drank too much water.

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