Chick with sour crop but no symptons?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Duck_life, Oct 22, 2019.

  1. Duck_life

    Duck_life Crowing

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    I suspect my 6 week old cockerel has sour crop (I think). I never experienced it though. I went through some internet searches last night and found to massage the chickens crop, which I did. I just want to know if their is anything else I could do, why he has no symptoms, and what caused it.

    2 Days ago I let them free range for a couple minutes
    They get their water cleaned
    He eats a lot
    His crop WAS mushy but his breathe didn't stink and I heard no sounds from the crop.. if that's suppose to happen?
    They get fed chick GROWER and cracked corn once in a while

    He is an Asian black and he is HUGE for a 6 month old, he is HALF the size of my 4-5 month old!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    I suppose it can happen, but I have never had a bird that young with sour crop.
     
  3. Duck_life

    Duck_life Crowing

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    Ya I didn't think it could happen that young. Do you know of anything else I could do to help him, I'm not home right now so hopefully when I get home I can see if his crop is back to normal.
     

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