I have a 18 month old Sussex that I believe to have a inpacted crop or intestinal tract. I noticed she wasn't acting like herself yesterday, she is alway very curious and very active. Her crop looked extremely full to me, unusual in this heat as the hens don't eat to "full capacity" in this heat. Anyway, I picked her up and lightly felt the crop and she promptly threw up, nothing but water. She continued to drink during the day and quite a bit actually and had a huge crop when she went to roost last night. This morning when I picked her up off the roost the crop had gone down to about 75%. So it seems like some of the water passed. Am I dealing with an impaction or something else. Besides an operation any other treatments? I hate to lose this hen she is quite the charcater.