help...i just checked on my new chicks...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by redhen, May 31, 2008.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    i just went to check my new(just got them tonight) ameracauna (3-4 week old chicks)...and one of there crops is REALLY distended..and hard...the other ones crop looks just like my other chicks and seems fine...is it impacted?...what can i do?.wendy
     
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    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    should i seperate her...to see if she is going to the bathroom?...or could she of just eaten alot?...
     
  3. alex

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    Well, my guess is that she ate alot..my chickens alwaysgo around with big crops..i dont think its something to worry about unless someone says so..im no expert...
    I hope i helped [​IMG]
     
  4. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Sounds like she was well fed today, It should go down overnight, may take a couple of days if she really overdid it. [​IMG]
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    thanks alex..appreciate the help....its rock hard though...and my others were pigging out with her..and theres isnt like that....wendy
     
  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    rooster-red....so...you dont think her crop is impacted?....just over-ate?...thanks for the help..wendy
     
  7. seminolewind

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    I would certainly wait till morning, at least. If you think your chick would like it, you can always give her a little massage.
     
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    she may have pigged out more than the others...where i got her from..there were quite a few of them in a rubbermaid..maybe..she was just real hungry?...what should i watch for if it is inpacted?..thanks, wendy
     
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  9. rooster-red

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    I wouldn't worry unless it stays hard like that for several days. I bet she just really pigged out.
     
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    okay guys..thanks...i appreciate it..very much!...i'll keep a close eye on her...thanks again..wendy:)
     

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