Why isn't my chicken pooping

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lilytoes, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. Lilytoes

    Lilytoes Out Of The Brooder

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    Stuff comes out of her mouth but I've not seen any poopies. How do you fix that?
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what do you mean stuff comes out of her mouth?
    like water?
     
  3. Lilytoes

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    I mean it looks like little bits of grass and it creamy colored. Vomit would be what I think is going on. But I'm not sure.
     
  4. Lilytoes

    Lilytoes Out Of The Brooder

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    I hold her upside down and the stuff comes out of her beak. She seems to feel better after it's done. I wish someone could tell me what's going on. I've never seen a chicken do this before.
     
  5. Aeropennchick

    Aeropennchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds maybe like sour crop - have they been eating things other than chick crumbles, with no access to grit? Try getting as much of it out as you can and then giving a little yogurt and grit.
     
    Last edited: Apr 20, 2012
  6. Lilytoes

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    Yes, they free range during the day.
     

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