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Help, please, sour crop perhaps help what can I do?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by roamingchick, May 16, 2016.

  1. roamingchick

    roamingchick Chirping

    May 15, 2014
    Steuben County NY
    I have a hen she picks at food but not eating, she is fluffed out not feeling well, her crop looked ballooned, I massaged it and air escaped almost burbing gas, the vile wretched smell is like putried horrifying rotting smell, she is an older hen our oldest. What can I do to make her better and is this whatever it is contagious? Please help me.

  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  3. purplehen13

    purplehen13 Hatching

    May 16, 2016
    One of my older ladies has also come down with a sour crop.
    I read some great threads in here about treating monistad.
    I'm just trying to decide if I should treat or just cull.

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