No, we got her and her sister at about 2 months old. I wanted to get them from where we got the rest of the flock but she didn't raise BCM at the time.
Her crop was a little more firm this morning, so that's encouraging. I am just a little nervous as we had to let her with the flock today. We...
Here is her pretty egg! She has had two different funky poop. I gave her some garlic with her egg/yogurt mix. I am a little concerned because the grit looks like brand new grit, not sure if it's normal for grit to just go through the system like that.
She is still alive!
This morning Ashley (her twin the only other bcm's name is Mary Kate) layed an egg!
I do think she may possibly have worms after looking more at her poop.
My question is-
Should I treat for worms first? Could that be the real culprit? Or treat sour crop first? Is there a...
Thanks for responding!!!
She is an almost 8 month old BCM.
She is on pine bedding, I have been trying to keep it clean, but have puppy pads to swap.
The chickens outside have a feeder full of free choice grit next to their food, but I was running low when she started to get bloated.
I have been checking first thing in the morning, when it should be empty. Then throughout the day. Should I stop massaging as I think the grass is through?
Should I just start with egg and hold off on grit until I reintroduce her to her pellets? I was going to do egg/yogurt tomorrow (Saturday)...
Took this picture below to see if anyone has seen poo like this? Story below, any suggestions welcome!
Trying to keep one of my favorite hens alive. I noticed her crop hanging lower than I have ever seen. Felt hers vs her sister's and it was definitely bloated. I was thinking it was sour crop...