Hiccuping Chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by trotter1323, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. trotter1323

    trotter1323 Hatching

    Mar 19, 2015
    One of my hens started hiccuping a little over a week ago. I assumed she was just eating or drinking too fast. Then realizes she also has diarea. her breathing is clear except for when she hiccups, no runny nose or eyes. I gave her some nutridrench and electrolytes for the first time today and soon as I gave it to her the hiccuping got worse!!!!

    I've never had a chicken that did this...so I am not sure what is going on or what I should do?
  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    I wonder if it is a crop issue....

    I only once had a crop issue, and that chicken I tried to correct it, but failed, so I decided to butcher her.

    Sorry that I am no help, but search "sour crop" and "impacted crop" and that sort of thing, see if that sounds like what your hen has.

    good luck! [​IMG]
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    The only time I have seen hiccoughing in a hen she had eaten something and it was partially lodged in her throat. She drank liquids to try to get it down.

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