swollen crop

  1. cluelesschickmother

    Malnourished chicks!! One DEAD, help!

    I am new to BYC and dont know if my last post was in the right place, sorry if you are seeing this twice. I will preface by saying that I am really screwed up... I start with the story of what happened and end with my plead for help. We purchased two three week old splash silkie chicks to...
  2. cluelesschickmother

    Starved chicks... one dead and one with enlarged crop!!

    I will preface by saying that I am really screwed up... I start with the story of what happened and end with my plead for help. We purchased two three week old splash silkie chicks to add to our flock of juvenile silkies from a wonderful small local hatchery. They supplied us with what we...
  3. V

    Bloated abdominal area and crop - help!

    We have had a very hot and humid week here in VT, and noticed today that one of our girls didn’t greet us to be fed this morning. This was odd, since she was acting completely normal (visually, and eating and drinking) yesterday. Today when we brought her inside (we thought maybe heat stress, we...
  4. R

    Chicken with extremely swollen chest

    i have a black silkie hen just over a year old with a huge swollen squishy chest. I do not think it is an impacted crop because it is very soft. It is huge almost half the size of the hen. She has always been smaller than the other birds. I just noticed this today it seems warm to the touch but...
  5. Thepriceofbeauty

    Swollen crop from overeating? Or something else?

    Hey guys, our little 6 day old Australorp seems to have developed a large growth on the right side of her chest. It has been noticable for about 12 hours. After researching on here seems it could just be a swollen crop from eating too much, however after looking at diagrams it seems like it's a...
  6. SpaghettiJo

    Swollen Crop

    Hello! The past couple of days I had been noticing that my girl, Spaghetti Jo's crop seems to be a bit enlarged/weird looking... Im not sure whats wrong with her... She is a white leghorn and she is about 7 months old.. Any ideas would be helpful! Thank you!
  7. M

    Hen only drinks water, swollen crop, normal breath and behavior

    Hello! I am new to the community, however I've been enjoying advice from BackYard Chickens for quite some time. About 5 days ago my 2 year old hen (White Ameraucana) slowed her food intake and has been drinking excessive amounts of water for 5-15 minutes at a time. For the past 2 days she has...
  8. B

    lash egg still attached to hen

    One of my hens was acting poorly(listless not eating much etc). I noticed her butt was poopy so I bathed her . What i found was a small egg shaped object that is attached by a strand of tissue inside her vent. This is a first for me.. It could be a lash egg but I don't know whether I should...
  9. gregula girls

    Swollen crop and weird neck movements, floppy comb

    help, my 3 year old RhodeIsland Red hasn't been feeling herself for about one week. Her comb is floppy and not bright. Her crop looks swollen but feels like it is full of air. She is lethargic, standing around and falling asleep standing in the yard. She has been separated from the other...
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