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My chicken threw up. is she ok????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fowlfriend98, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. fowlfriend98

    fowlfriend98 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 22, 2013
    My barred Rock hen threw up water this morning. Is she ok? She's the only one of my girls that let me pet her and pick her with no problem at all.
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2013
  2. 3chickchicks

    3chickchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2013
    N. Texas
    Is her crop enlarged? Vomiting in chickens needs attention. Post over in the emergency/disease/cures forum.
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2011
    If she spit it up while you were picking her up or holding her, I'd guess you put pressure on her crop and forced some water out. It shouldn't be a big deal.

    As mentioned above, chickens don't vomit. If she spewed water during a sneezing or head shaking fit, something may be wrong and require more attention. Good luck.

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