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Does this sound like impacted crop?

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

  1. chris503632

    chris503632 Out Of The Brooder

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    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.

    Cheers,

    Chris
     
  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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


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