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I hope this isn't impacted crop

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by HennyPenny2, Apr 30, 2016.

  1. HennyPenny2

    HennyPenny2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My ducks are like 4 1/2-5 weeks and I have given them bird grit (the smaller stuff from the pet store) as they do eat grass and stuff along with their grower crumbles. I noticed the Buff's crop looked bigger than the others is this normal? I gave them regular grit and they are some. I lost a chicken to sour impacted crop so I'm scared her's may be. Does it look normal to you for this time of the day? Maybe it was like this before and I didn't notice it.
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    Last edited: Apr 30, 2016
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    The two look normal too me! Your doing all the right things for them.
    I think your just worrying? i do the same thing. Mine are turning 5 weeks and my Call Duckling is turning 6 weeks.
    As long as it keeps eating and drinking normally, I think it will be fine?
     
  3. HennyPenny2

    HennyPenny2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks, they are both fine. [​IMG] I found out later that morning that my daughter who I had asked the night before to feed them one scoop of food had given them 3-4 lol, so she had eaten a lot (when I went to let them out in the morning I noticed it hadn't looked as if they had eaten their food but it was only because they had been given so much to begin with) and had a full crop but by the afternoon it was back to normal. I had just got concerned (and yes I worry about my babies lol) that it looked full first thing in the morning. After dealing with a hen with impacted crop I got scared but boy am I relieved she is ok. [​IMG]
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Great news!
    Glad to hear they are doing well!
     

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