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    Hen can't stand up

    did your hen recover? i have frizzle cochin, she went broody, then couldnt stand up. eats, drinks, same symptoms.. hold her up, she moves her legs but they wont hold her.
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    he died through the night. i learned alot from this. i really appreciate everyone trying to help. thank you again.
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    well i went out and he was practically laying down. i took him out and held him a minute, came in made sugar water and gave him some with the syringe without the tube (i used to hand feed baby cockatoos years ago this way). i decided to wait an hour and see if he perked up any. he is not...
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    its over. i cant do it anymore. i just checked on him he is no longer standing. i noticed this horrible thing too late, i should have done the surgery 3 days ago. we are putting him down, he is too weak to try anymore. thank you for all your help and support. he was a beauty.
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    thank you.. hes pretty weak, on his haunches? head down. its heartbreaking.
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    he has no muscle at all on his breast, and is sitting, he is very weak... my choices are: 1. put him down 2. try the surgery today 3. give him another day to hydrate him.. i thought i had made the decision to put him down but now im second guessing
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    wait... should i give him a day to get water in him since i can tube him easily... nothing is coming up but the water itself, it smells putrid
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    going to try the surgery i think. i want to try. going to get saline and find some long tweezers.. i dont have a good feeling but its either that or put him down. i will let you all know what happened. thanks. i think if he survives it will be a long road.
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    correction: i cannot see into his throat.
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    he didnt eat the eggs. im afraid to try to get more water in him. i can see into his throat, im afraid i did something wrong. if i shot it in the wrong hole it would have killed him right?
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    hes to the point where he is suffering. he is barely standing up. im making him something to eat. i dont have the money to drive the distance to petsmart for baby bird food, i dont even have the gas money today. i did all i could i believe in my heart its time to let him go. if he perks up...
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    it didnt budge. i must not be getting enough water in at once. some brown smelly liquid came out and not very much. not sure if im going to put him thru the cutting. i need to let him go in peace. im going to scramble him some eggs. i gave oil day before yesterday and then read it is not...
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    im going to go tube him again w/ a longer tube. if it doesnt work, im cutting him later today when my boyfriend gets home. i have to try. if i dont hes being put down today anyway. i will read and get everything i can ready, im only worried about closing it back up. if he appears to be...
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    vet not an option. i dont have the money. he's gonna die. its either put him down or try the cut method... im going to tube him again at some point today. this grass knot is oblong now, about the size of a smushy oblong baseball, i dont see how it would pass through his trachea? or whatever...
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    Impacted Crop... PLEASE HELP

    i just tubed him using a piece of hose from my nebulizer and a large TS syringe... used the baking soda and water... nothing happened. i tried it 4 times... maybe i didnt use a long enough length.. i used about 7-8 inches of tube, it was in a few inches... there was alot of water on the...
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