What is this behavior!? Chicken Hiccups?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Nomibear, Nov 9, 2013.

  1. Nomibear

    Nomibear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw this 25 week old pullet acting this way earlier this afternoon. She was still doing it before bed. Do chickens get hiccups?
     
  2. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    this is a chicken sneeze. and the stretching of her neck is getting more air she is probably got a respiratory problem by the looks of it.
     
  3. Nomibear

    Nomibear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had chickens as a year and a half. I have never seen this before. I guess it does look more like a sneeze...
     
  4. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    try looking up crd on here and see if it looks the same
     
  5. Nomibear

    Nomibear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the suggestion. I'll do that.
    This morning when I went to check on her, she was back to her normal self. No sneezing/hiccups and no reaching out her neck.
    Could she have just had a BOSS stuck?
     
  6. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    very possible, just keep an eye on all of them . awesome news[​IMG]
     

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