What is the Normal Temperature of a Chicken?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by casportpony, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    I'm confused... I spoke with two different avian vets, one said that 105-107 was normal, the other said 102-104 was normal. Any thoughts/comments?
     
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    In the mornings after eating, chickens temps are 107. If a chicken doesnt feed the first day, it drops down 106-105. Then 2 days without eating...103.
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Interesting... The chicken in my other post has a rectal temp of 107.8 and I don't think that she's eaten for a couple of days.
     
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    Did you let the vets know about the 107.8 and not eating? If so, what did they say?
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    I spoke to them before I found this bird, so I need to call them back.
     
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    Ok, let us know what you find out when you get the chance as well as any other info either might have to say. Thanks!
     
  7. thelionsage

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    How do you take the chicken's temperature?
     
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