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Crop swollen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by elmtree, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. elmtree

    elmtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I'm pretty sure my 9mo old autralorp has sour crop. It's squishy and looks just like all of the pictures ice seen on it. I put her alone in a carrier yesterday morning with no food and gave her water with acv only. It has not gone down at all. I've also been massaging her crop several times a day. My husband wants to take her to the vet. What do u guys think?
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    If you can afford it, take her to a vet, the vet will be able to very quickly look at a sample of her crop contents under a scope and tell you if it's a fungal or bacterial infection and prescribe proper medications for either.

    -Kathy
     
  3. elmtree

    elmtree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I think that's what we will do. My friends think I'm ridiculous for taking my chicken to the vet but my hubby insists its worth it than trying to guess what's going on. Thanks!
     
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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Good luck! [​IMG]

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