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Impacted crop!?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Hens rule, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen speedo is molting at the moment but she also seems to have gotten a impacted or very slow crop. Over the last week or so her crop seems to have hard food in it and it seems like shes eating rocks beucase i felt the top part of her crop and there are rock like things and there and shes eating stuff under the leaves.

    She drinks water but doent eat her normal chicken food (crumbles) but she does eat stuff she forages for like grass, bugs, plants and i think rocks. :/
    She obviously is molting and has lost a small amount of weight and seems thinner than normal.

    She still is as active as normal and loves freeranging and preening but her hard crop will not empty!
     
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  2. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Help!
     
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  3. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    Maybe try giving her some olive oil on a small piece of bread...it may help for her to pass whatever it is that is preventing her from emptying her crop...

    Good luck!
     
  4. Hens rule

    Hens rule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I will try that!
     

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