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Projectile Vomiting Hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BlueMoon, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. BlueMoon

    BlueMoon Songster

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    Scenic Verbank, NY
    When I went in to check on the hens last night, an Amerucana started to vomit, projectile style, clear liquid. Just pouring out like she's a fountain, and for a good five seconds too. She's about a year old, has been laying well until recently and is moulting.
     
  2. keljonma

    keljonma Songster

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    Isolate her. Make sure she has no grains or grass.

    Do a search for crop bound, impacted crop or sour crop and see if anything you read matches your situation.
     
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2008
  3. wyliefarms

    wyliefarms Songster

    Aug 19, 2008
    Fowlerville,MI
    How is she doing?
     
  4. BlueMoon

    BlueMoon Songster

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    She's been fine today and tonight.

    Her crop is full and gritty - I'll check again tomorrow morning. What was troubling was her abdomen has gotten squishy and possibly distended.

    She's calm and acting normally though.
     

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