Hen choked to death??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Swhite2415, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. Swhite2415

    Swhite2415 Chirping

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    How likely is it for a hen to choke to death?? This is my first occurance of a randomly dying chicken and I'm at a loss. I watched the whole thing happen; saw her lip on the ground, picked her up thinking she was already dead but she was hardcore gagging, I tried to help the best I could but within maybe a minute and a half she spasmed and died (). She was a 3 year old Delaware hen that I actually got from someone else. Any ideas?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Got my Puppy

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    They can choke. They also can have heart attacks. It isn't unusual for a bird to just die one day.
     

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