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Help Please! chick with distended crop

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by eastvanchicken, May 3, 2009.

  1. eastvanchicken

    eastvanchicken In the Brooder

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    On the other side of the board I asked a 'runt' 3 1/2 week old Isa brown chick who seemed off. She seemed to perk up yeasterday after raising the temperature and some treats but now I notice she has a distended crop, soft but quite large and all on the right side. She is again looking listless. What can we do? Please?
     

  2. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

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    It is where she stores the food. It will go down in the morning. Try putting a little sugar in her water and see if she perks up! Good luck! I hope it gets better!![​IMG]
     
  3. eastvanchicken

    eastvanchicken In the Brooder

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    It's been like this for at least a couple of days. She doesn't seem to eat or drink at this point.
     

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