Advice on Sour crop

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bygalos, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. bygalos

    bygalos Out Of The Brooder

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    Two days ago I noticed my favorite OE had a large crop and was very lethargic. I did some internet research and found that she may have sour crop so I massaged her crop upward towards her head and she vomited a very smelly discharge with a little grass. This morning she seemed better, but when I touched her crop this time it felt like it was full of food, but still very large. I confined her to a private space and left her there for the day. Can anyone tell me if I am handling this properly? Tomorrow morning I will check on her again and give her some yogurt and fresh water. Any advice is greatly appreciated. Thank you.
     
  2. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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  3. bygalos

    bygalos Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you NorthFLChick.
     
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    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    I hope it helps. We recently lost one of our Black Australorps to what I believe was a crop issue, wish I would have seen the article earlier. Please keep me posted on how your girl does.
     
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