Roo Vomited

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Rennie, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. Rennie

    Rennie Songster

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    As my title says my Roo vomited this afternoon and was gagging quite a bit earlier too (before i put them in the coop to roost) .. I have added some ACV to the water to see if this helps ...

    Anyone had this before or know any reasons why this could be happening ? ...I have kept chickens for just over a year or so now and NEVER seen one vomit ..
     
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    Something caught in his throat/crop maybe? What does the vomit look like (clear, chunky)? If clearish liquid maybe bacteria/ sour crop. Depending on the situation you might try offering him something to help work whatever is going on down and through (some have suggested a little bread with olive oil or just olive oil etc.). If able might feel crop and massage gently if seems like there might be blockage problems.
     
  3. Rennie

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    Thanks ..

    My brother suggested olive oil too ... Its late here now so i cant do anything yet, All i can do is hope nothing is seriously wrong and help him in the morning ...he seems fine considering though ..

    I think the liquid was clear ..didnt really think to examine it .. I wasnt really worried untill i saw him gagging by that time it was gone
     

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