HELP baby chicks crop is huge and water comes back out when she drinks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DAVINAKEITH, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. DAVINAKEITH

    DAVINAKEITH Out Of The Brooder

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    anyone please help baby chicks crop is bigger than the rest and she is spitting water back out her mouth what can i do to help her
     
  2. Slywoody

    Slywoody Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are you feeding the chick? What are you using for bedding? How old is it?
     
  3. DAVINAKEITH

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    i am feeding chick starter i just got the chick yesterday at tactor supply along with 5 others
     
  4. Slywoody

    Slywoody Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bedding??? Pine shavings? What?
     
  5. DAVINAKEITH

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    yes pine shavings
     
  6. Slywoody

    Slywoody Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look up crop impacted and/ or crop bound on BYC. You should find some answers.
     
  7. DAVINAKEITH

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    thank you already have done that and getting started on it now thank you so much
     
  8. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    I lay paper towels down over my shavings and just change out paper towels every morning and evening. I got rid of my small shavings and bought the Tractor Supply brand name that is very large shavings. They cant eat the large shavings, but for now lay papertowels down for them. Hope all goes well
     
  9. DAVINAKEITH

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    i have done the oil thing and massaged her and i cant get anything to come up or go down i took her away from the other chicks and now all she does is cry and keeps scratching at the sides of her neck any other advice
     
  10. DAVINAKEITH

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    she also has a big bubble on the side where her feathers are gone looks like it is stretch as far as the skin can go and she falls to that side sometimes i am afraid she is going to die
     

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