gagging hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lynnc1120, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. lynnc1120

    lynnc1120 In the Brooder

    I am new to raising chickens and noticed tonight as my 3 15 week old girls sat on my lap that my barred rock was making a gagging motion every so often. She wasn't making any noise as she did this, but seems a bit more tired than her usual self. Any ideas?
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    If they are eating sometimes the dry food can hang up a bit. Keep an eye on her and see if she doesn't stop.
  3. lynnc1120

    lynnc1120 In the Brooder

    Thank you Welasharon, I will watch for her.
  4. lynnc1120

    lynnc1120 In the Brooder

    Pip don't seem to be gagging anymore. It probably was, like you said, welasharon, that she had some food stuck... she is so food centered, I am not too surprised. Thanks for the reply!

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