Splitting up blood

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Rocky Top Chick, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. Rocky Top Chick

    Rocky Top Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2009
    North Carolina
    My DH just called and stated that one of our girls was spitting up blood. I did notice yesterday that she went to bed early. She is 14 months old and has been fine. The only thing I can think of is that we have been getting soft shell eggs lately, but did not know who was the problem. Told DH to soak her in warm water and massage in case it was a broken egg. Any comments?

  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Spitting up blood? I am most certain that is the wrong end for egg bound issues - but I could easily be proven wrong.

    How is she doing? I would worry that maybe she swallowed something she should not - glass, screw, nail - or that she has had an injury (a hard tumble - thump into the wall).
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Quote:I thought you were talking about your child. Wasn't until I got to the eggs that I realized it was a chicken.

    I suspect something eaten too, cutting into tissue. Not sure how you would treat it though, hope the hen comes through.
  4. WingingIt

    WingingIt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    My first thought was she ate something she shouldn't have, too. [​IMG]

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