!!!!!I HAVE AN EMERGENCY!!!!!!!!! I need anwser ASAP!!!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tristancolli, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. tristancolli

    tristancolli Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2009
    Guys? I need some help fast!!!
    I've got a 1 year old girl out in the coop, and she's in the middle/last stages of moult
    when I picked her up, she vomited a liquid out.
    I put her up on roost, and she has all of her feathers out from her body
    I put some scratch up there with her, but she just pecked at it - not really eating
    I can't tell if she's cold or lathargic!
    What do you guys think I should do?
  2. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2009
    Aregua, Paraguay
    I don't know how cold it is by you, but first thing I'd do is put her in a dog carrier and bring her inside. Then please go to the top and look at the sticky post and answer all the questions for further evaluation.
  3. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 31, 2008
    when you picked her up is it possible that you put pressure on her crop?.. maybe she just finished drinking and it was nothing
    how does her comb look
  4. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Indiana
    I'd bring her in, warm her up and see what happens.
  5. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    Quote:I've had that happen tons of times to me. If she looks fine then I wouldn't worry. [​IMG]
  6. Scoop

    Scoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 16, 2009
    Central PA
    Personally, I would bring her in if I had a warm place for her. It may make you feel better and that's important, too. [​IMG]
  7. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    It could be impacted crop or sour crop (among other things). Is her crop hard? Is it squishy like a water balloon? Or just normal like a moveable bean bag?

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