Does this sound like impacted crop?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chris503632, Jan 12, 2017.

  1. chris503632

    chris503632 In the Brooder

    Oct 13, 2011
    Hi guys,

    One of our girls got a bit lethargic and stopped eating 5 days ago. On day 1 (Sunday) we took her to the vets who prescribed some antibiotics. We brought her inside to separate her from the others and she has picked up to a degree. She wanders round her pen and picks at food, but still isn't eating properly.

    She hasn't really pooped either - a few watery ones, but nothing substantial. This morning, I realised her crop seems full(ish) and solid. This sounds like impacted crop to me - do these symptoms match anyone's experience.

    Taking her back to the vets today, but nay info would be gratefully received.


  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Songster

    Jul 19, 2016
    Sounds like Impacted crop to me.Offer her Grit and give her olive oil in a eye dropper.Try to massage the crop often.


BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by