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Crop Flushing not working help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mavrik, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. Mavrik

    Mavrik Songster

    Jun 15, 2011
    I cleared a crop once using oil and messaging, it blocked again so I tried again and didn't work. So I need to flush a crop. I tried and I couldn't get the majority of the contents out. I got most of the water/baking soda and a few seeds out (milo). Here is what I did and please tell me what I may have done wrong. 1/2 tsp baking soda to 1 cup water. I injected 5cc of this into the crop with surgical tubing and syringe, messaged the crop a little to loosen, held her sort of upside down(set on my knee and angled downward, chicken back up), stretch her neck straight and open mouth, gently rubbed the crop toward the mouth.

    I would like some help quickly, she is getting weak fast. The nearest vet is 300 miles away, so it's a fix myself deal or put her down.
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2011

  2. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    How is she doing? I know crop problems can take a while to resolve, and sometimes recur. I don't have any experience with them. I suppose you already found the threads linked on the FAQ page.

    Hope things are going all right there.

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