Help!! clear fluid coming from hens mouth.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Triplell, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. Triplell

    Triplell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a hen that is 2 1/2 years old and tonight she has water like fluid coming out of her mouth and nosterls. She also has an empty croup and has lost much weight. I give VetRX in their water plus vitamins with electrolyte's.
     
  2. Mattsiewrt94

    Mattsiewrt94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't know what she has but if she drinks water and puts her head down it's just water coming back up chickens can't swallow but get her checked out if she's loseing weight and has discharge from her nose she needs to be seen
     
  3. grassfedchicken

    grassfedchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Can't help with the diagnosis, but if i was you i would rub her neck and crop, open mouth and look inside for throat blockages. Sometimes holding them upside down for a minute and rubbing crop can loosen t if it has swallowed something (wood chips?). good luck
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Has she ever been wormed with something like Safeguard or Valbazen? Have you done a cloacal exam on her? Was she vaccinated for Marek's?

    -Kathy
     
  5. Triplell

    Triplell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for your responses. Dreamcycle passed away this evening.
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Sorry for your loss. [​IMG] Necropsies are free in many States.

    -Kathy
     
  7. grassfedchicken

    grassfedchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    So sorry to hear that! I thought she'd be okay so i didnt check up on your thread. on no. Very sorry for that.
     
  8. Triplell

    Triplell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for checking up on her. I miss her a lot as she always created me when she heard me coming.
     

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