[VIDEO] Can chickens choke?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sixpantsmaloney, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. sixpantsmaloney

    sixpantsmaloney Out Of The Brooder

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    If you would, please watch this 40 second YouTube video I took with my Blackberry.



    Is this chicken choking on food? She's doing it every time she eats when she's real hungry (runs across the yard full-bore kind of hungry). I don't see it happen when she's free-ranging the backyard or when we leave the food out all-day.

    Thank You!
    Brian

     
  2. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you should leave some layer pellets out for her all day. She's eating too fast. She won't overeat; chickens who free-range don't get fat.
     
  3. sixpantsmaloney

    sixpantsmaloney Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay. I've been bringing food in because of the sparrows. I've heard sparrows don't like pellets so I'll have to start looking for those.

    Thanks!
     
  4. nzpouter

    nzpouter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she ate too quick... went down her trachea.
     

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