The tongue fell out of hen when she coughed or sneezed. Is that normal? :S

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tjorven, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. Tjorven

    Tjorven New Egg

    Feb 3, 2014
    hello! I'm not good in English but I'll try to do my best to make myself understood. (I use Google translate)

    My one hen coughed hard today and she coughed so hard that her tongue "fell" out and got stuck outside her beak. You could see the glottis ( throat hole) ! After she shooked her head and the tongue and glottis went back inside again and she continued eating as if nothing had happened..

    Is this normal? Is she hurt?

    For about an hour ago when she was eating the tongue fell out AGAIN and got stuck between the beak. She shook her head and tongue, glottis went back to its place again.

    She is very alert, eating (She has a big appetite), she is curious about the surroundings and behave as usual.

    It looked really weird and I'm worried now that she maybe is sick or something. She has no other symptoms ..

    I hope you can give me some answers or thoughts about this ...
  2. maxpedley

    maxpedley Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 31, 2013
    if she seems ok then I wouldnt worry

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