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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by vjcastro, Nov 28, 2008.

  1. vjcastro

    vjcastro Hatching

    Nov 28, 2008
    My chicken has not being eating recently, but I have felt it's stomach and it feels really hard. I checked it the next day and it was soft but very bloated.
    Does anyone have any advice as to what it may be?

  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    It's crop is full.

    I'd do a search in this area. Read up on "impacted crop" or "sour crop"
    There is a spot up above between "Rules" and 'My Page". Hit "Search and then type in impacted crop.

    There will be lots of good reading there for you.

    Miss Prissy has a sure fire way to get rid of sour crop or even an impacted crop.

    Make certain your hens aren't eating things they shouldn't... like sunflower seeds with shells.

    Good luck.

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