Dry heaving 4 month old Buff Orp...past 3 hours?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Phillies Chicks, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. Phillies Chicks

    Phillies Chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    my chicken is gagging and won't stop...it looks like it hurts..my hubby says may be she is trying to lay an egg...we are newbies..we brought her in the house to warm her up and it is not stopping. Any ideas?
     
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2010
  2. lovetocook

    lovetocook Out Of The Brooder

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    Does she free roam, could she have picked upsomething & gotten it stuck in her throat? Can you see anything?
     
  3. The Chickens' Maid

    The Chickens' Maid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How is she?
     
  4. Phillies Chicks

    Phillies Chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    we brought her in for the entire weekend..she kept gagging for the first night. It started getting better and better. We think she had food (possibly a pasta noodle stuck). I gave them cooked noodles that day. Needless, to say I will not give them that anymore even tho they love it and never had problems before. I actually read somewhere on this site that chickens like cooked pasta. I gave them the tiny ones, but may be it just got stuck.

    we never seen her throw up anything but we are figuring this was the problem. She is flapping her wings and scurring around the pen..seems to be happy and okay now. Thanks for the concern.
     

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