Helppppp!!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by FarmerGrant011, Nov 23, 2011.

  1. FarmerGrant011

    FarmerGrant011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey my chicks are acting really weird and I think they are choking on something... These are the only different things they have eaten:

    Alfalfa pellets (made for rabbits)
    Foraged through rabbit poop
    Pizza Crust


    They stand motionless with there tail all the way down.... They are acting like they are trying to crow, but with no noise and bubbly film comes out of there mouths....I have them in a rubbermaid bin filled with pine straw and a dryer warmed towel... If anyone has home remedies or medicine, or anything I should do... I will try to get a video...

    Grant
     
  2. donnavee

    donnavee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No idea, but I'll give you a bump. Almost sound as if they have eaten something poisonous.
     
  3. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. missychicky mom

    missychicky mom Out Of The Brooder

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    This sounds sort of like when my chicken had sour crop. She was "throwing up" what looked like spit and water. What do their crops look like? Do you notice anything unusual? If their balloon like then I would suggest draining them. Hope this helps.
     
  6. FarmerGrant011

    FarmerGrant011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The crop is bigger than normal...
     
  7. missychicky mom

    missychicky mom Out Of The Brooder

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    If you squeeze the crop does liquid come up? That is a sign of sour crop.
     
  8. KatieBugg

    KatieBugg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pizza crust will really swell once eaten and then start drinking. Could this maybe be the issue? I know I do not give it to my dog anymore as even a little bit makes her bloat up like crazy.
     
  9. JenniferNgo

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    Sounds gapeworm-ish...which is not good

    but the pizza bread swelling in their crop is also a possibility, the better possibility of those two

    Wish you all the best
     
  10. donnavee

    donnavee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are all of the chickens acting like this? If so, it seems odd (though not impossible) that they would all get sour crop at the same time.
     

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