Is his crop distended? picture

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by MilkMaid, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. MilkMaid

    MilkMaid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a nice, blue Orpington rooster that suddenly seems to have a much bigger crop than I have ever seen. I am worried. He is still acting normally and eating. I picked him up and felt it. It feels like it is full of gravel, feed, etc. Is that normal? It isn't squishy but it kind of crunches when I massage it. Anyway, here are some pictures of him I just took:

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  2. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's full certainly. Can you check it early in the morning before he eats, see if it's gone down? It's very possible he just filled up before bedtime.

    It's normal to be able to feel what he's been eating. [​IMG]
     
  3. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

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