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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by zanderhill, Oct 1, 2016.

  1. zanderhill

    zanderhill Chirping

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    I went into my coop to what looked like wet food but didn't think much of it. A few minutes later I tried to remove my roosters spurs and when's I flipped it over it threw up food and had food stuck in its throat I tried removing it but the rooster died. The "wet food" I saw before was the vomit. What did I do wrong?
     

  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! Sorry to hear about your roo. I'm not sure what could have happened with him but I see you have posted in the emergency section. I'm sure members there will be able to help you.

    Good luck for the future and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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  4. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    So sorry for your loss. Sometimes a bird will puke if it has recently drank a lot of water and has its crop pressed on or squished; I would call it a bit of a freak occurrence, but I could definitely see a bird choking to death if this occurred at the wrong angle or it had a lot in its crop.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas zanderhill, and :welcome. Pleased you joined our community! I agree with QM...I've seen them throw up as well...something that just happens on occasion. But good to post in ER section anyway. Best wishes! :)
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sorry that sounds like a freak accident.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

  8. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello, and welcome to Backyard Chickens, so sorry about the rooster though. I agree with everybody else though, it was probably a weird freak accident.
     

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