Is she SICK?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LadiesMan017, Aug 20, 2011.

  1. LadiesMan017

    LadiesMan017 Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 28, 2011
    I have an 18-19 week old Black Bearded EE hen. I have had her since she was about a week old.

    For the past week, I have noticed that the feathers on her chiny chin, look wet.

    In the past 2 days i have SEEN her throw up? It's a liquid that come pouring out of her mouth. Looks alot like water...

    She eats and acts fine. She still drinks, but too much?

    I don't know...
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    I'd check her crop; it should be empty first thing in the morning, full at night.

    Are they awfully hot? They will drink a lot of water when hot, sometimes to excess.

    Just a couple of thoughts.
  3. tclegg

    tclegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2011
    she could have a sour crop--check to see if that may be the problem and give her some bread soaked in olive oil to eat that should help if that is the problem..

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