spitting polish

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sisbear28, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. sisbear28

    sisbear28 New Egg

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    We were given a polish chicken that hatched in July it is a pretty bird seems healthy but has a strange habit. When you pick it up it spits up ALOT of a clear slimey substance. Is this a defense strategy or is there something wrong with it?
     
  2. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    My ducks do that and I have always attributed it to stress from being picked up as it usually involved a short chase. [​IMG]

    Does your bird only do this when you pick it up?
     
  3. ems_chick

    ems_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think you guys have the actors for the poultry remake of the exorcist!
     
  4. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    Quote:I actually am sending my polish to a new BYC home because they freak out DD. She wanted them and now they scare her. They are 2 months old...lol
     

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