my chick somehow gorged himself.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by agnes_day, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. agnes_day

    agnes_day Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
    my cute baby was choking last night! my husband was looking at all of them and noticed him gasping really bad so we took a look. when we opened his mouth, it was packed with chick grower! we took the blunt end of a needle and fished it all out but i am wondering how on earth this happened..all of his siblings are fine and not choking on anything. this is the same type of food we have used with all of them. [​IMG]
     
  2. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    It's natural instinct to eat as much as you can while it lasts... Dogs do it often, not all animals act on the instinct though...
     
  3. agnes_day

    agnes_day Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
    yeah but i have never had a chick nearly kill itself like that..you wouldve thought he was starving to death!
     
  4. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    I've had a dog almost kill itself that way
     
  5. agnes_day

    agnes_day Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 29, 2008
    oklahoma
    yeah it was so gross..he had feed packed all the way into his tiny chick throat, the poor dear! hes ok today though.
     
  6. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    planet chicken
    good thing he's ok! if he is like my chix he will drink when ever1 else is and drink more than needed!
     

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