Wondering Question?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Teresaann24, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    This is just a question I have wondered about. My aunts hen died about a month ago she had no signs of being sick at all was eating and drinking fine.

    Before she went to bed she fed her light bread and gave her water. When she woke up the next morning she was dead could the bread and the water have killed her? We wondered this I thought maybe the bread swelled in her crop and choked her. I dunno could this have happened?
  2. FarmerDenise

    FarmerDenise Songster

    Apr 21, 2007
    Sonoma County
    My chickens always eat bread and often drink a lot after. I suppose that if the condition were just right, the bread might have swelled up too much, but I would also think that the chicken would be able to regurgitate its food. The crop seems to be incredibly flexible, I've been amazed as to how much my chickens can squeeze in there.

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