Hen choked to death??

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

  1. Swhite2415

    Swhite2415 Chirping

    Jun 13, 2019
    Newfoundland, PA
    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

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    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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