HELP!! Swollen, gurgling crop - feels like a balloon

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Fowl-Language, May 17, 2010.

  1. Fowl-Language

    Fowl-Language Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 2 (or so) year old Dominique, Pauline, has been lethargic for a couple days. I finally caught her this evening. Her crop is HUGE and not hard, more like a balloon, and making gurgling sounds like a hungry stomach. She must've had this problem for a few days, because she's pretty skinny now.

    Any advice would be greatly appreciated!!

    Anthea
     
  2. watersoflethe

    watersoflethe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think she has a sour crop. for natural treatment you can use some organic apple vinegar but if she's really weak you might need to make her throw it up.

    there's a lot of information on the web about sour crop and on BYC as well. i would google it.

    here's a good site
    http://www.greenmuze.com/blogs/green-muzings/2208-chicken-impacted-crop-or-sour-crop.html
    read under sour crop.

    sorry i would link you some more but i was just about to go to sleep.

    good luck i hope everything turns out well.
     
    Last edited: May 18, 2010

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