Going to take the initiative, finally!`

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChickenSahib, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. ChickenSahib

    ChickenSahib Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This Saturday I'll be taking my grandmas EE to my house to treat it's impacted and sour crop.

    A couple of questions before i do it.

    How long should I continue treatment before resorting to opening her up?

    Should I bring a friend for her to keep her company? Or just keep her in isolation?
     
  2. Momaha

    Momaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, I was wondering how your grandma's hen was doing. By "treatment" are you referring to the ACV, crop massaging, soft foods? If I remember correctly, it took my pullet a week and half or so before she started to turn the corner. What condition is she in now? Has she lost weight?

    RE: bringing her friend, to me that would depend on how you were going to house her. If you have to resort to opening her up she will need to be in isolation anyway otherwise the other bird could peck her.
     
  3. ChickenSahib

    ChickenSahib Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's still fine, no weight loss or anything.

    Turns out my grandma want's to slaughter her for my dad to eat. (My dad had open heart surgery.)


    So... I don't think I'll be taking her if she's just going to slaughter.

    And you nailed my definition of treatment [​IMG]
     
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  4. Momaha

    Momaha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well that's a honorable way to go and very sweet of your grandma to do that for your dad.
     
  5. ChickenSahib

    ChickenSahib Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeahp....

    Going to buy a RIR replacement though. I'll miss those greenishblue eggs!

    The problem is... no one in our family has processed a chicken in a looong time. Time to read up!
     

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