Oh no! My 5 week old chick is dying! (sour crop?)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by laurenlulu, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. laurenlulu

    laurenlulu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so devastated, my favorite 5 week old chick is really really sick- I think she is dying. She was just sitting hunched up in the brooder, and didn't protest at all when I picked her up and carried her into the house. Her crop is really swollen and feels gassy and liquidy. I tried to massage it and help her throw up- based on advice I've read for sour crop. She did throw up a little, and i gave her some water with acv, but then she did a couple flops, I was holding her, and a little dribble of white pee/poo came out and now she is laying there on her side- eyes shut, barely breathing. I'm almost positive its too late. [​IMG]

    Was that sour crop, or something that the other 3 chicks in her brooder might get?
     
  2. mrsgibber

    mrsgibber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd like to know what that was myself. I'd never heard of sour crop. I hope she somehow pulls through for you.[​IMG]
     
  3. laurenlulu

    laurenlulu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's gone [​IMG]
     
  4. mrsgibber

    mrsgibber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry for you and your sweet girl. RIP.
     

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