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post #21 of 28
Thread Starter 

Well, he's had a couple of poops. That's got to be a good sign, right?

post #22 of 28
Very much so! Means food is working its way through.
post #23 of 28
Thread Starter 

Still really full though. I guess as long as he's pooping, and his crop is full, and he has water, and his behvior is normal, I should probably just wait it out. At least that's what I'm thinking anyway. Seems reasonable. I have given him a few drops of olive oil though.

post #24 of 28
Check his crop before bed tonight. If it isn't starting to decrease, I would take additional action. There is a real danger to him if the contents of his crop start to ferment/rot.
post #25 of 28
Thread Starter 

I want to thank everyone for their concern, time and advice. A day in isolation seems to have really made a difference. His crop is definitely coming down, and the poops I'm finding are definitely his. I massaged his crop a few times and hour and gave him some olive oil. I think he's going to be fine which is such a relief.

 

But, while I have an audience, what do you think I should do as I let him back into the general population. If he ate so ****** much his crop lasted almost 24 hours, won't he do it again? I do have grit available now however.

 

 

Thanks again!

post #26 of 28

His issue should be resolved now, especially if he now has access to some grit.

post #27 of 28
I would not let him eat again until his crop is completely empty. If there is still food in his crop and he gorges until it is full again, there is a chance of starting sour crop.
Edited by enola - 3/27/16 at 5:02pm
post #28 of 28
Grit should help the gizzard move things through at a normal pace now. I am so happy that his crop is deflating!
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