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cabinladyof3

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My two year old White Leg Horn is leaking clear fluid from her mouth, how alarmed should I be? Could this be ascites? Should we discard her eggs and how far back?
 

oldhenlikesdogs

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They will sometimes do that if they drink too much or are turned upside down, I'm not sure if it's a sign of illness, ascites if tissue swelling from water retention, that's different than water coming out of the mouth.
 

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My two year old White Leg Horn is leaking clear fluid from her mouth, how alarmed should I be? Could this be ascites? Should we discard her eggs and how far back?
What are other symptoms?
Was there an injury/predator attack?
How often and at what times is this liquid present?
Is she eating, drinking, laying, pooping, active?
Crop condition? Full at night and empty in the morning?

I would isolate her and observe all these things.
 

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