1. cochinbantam-lover

    cochinbantam-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    Wisconsin
    My chick that is only two days old seems like he has something stuck in his throat!

    His crop seems awful puffed out and he kinda stands with his head back and his beak comes open off and on. I tried to see if i could see anything but can't really hold it open long enough to see, but it looks like he has like liquidy stuff in his mouth too!! He shook his head a couple of times too!!!

    Please help me!!
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    How is it doing? What are you using for bedding? Could it be eating wood shavings? Have you checked the threads on the FAQ page about sour/impacted crop for treatments? Have you fed them anything but chick feed?
     
  3. cochinbantam-lover

    cochinbantam-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    Wisconsin
    Quote:The puffiness has gone down quite a bit since last night. No shavings using puppy pads, and I have been giving my chicks some organic chick starter. Yes I have been checking the threads with this topic and have found some info. He walked some and lifted his little leg to scratch himself. I don't know what I can do tho if anything.
     
  4. cochinbantam-lover

    cochinbantam-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    Wisconsin
    Quote:The puffiness has gone down quite a bit since last night. No shavings using puppy pads, and I have been giving my chicks some organic chick starter. Yes I have been checking the threads with this topic and have found some info. He walked some and lifted his little leg to scratch himself. I don't know what I can do tho if anything.

    Forgot to say thankyou! [​IMG]
     
  5. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    glad to hear it seems better. I would just keep an eye on it for now and hope it keeps improving
     
  6. cochinbantam-lover

    cochinbantam-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    Wisconsin
    Quote:Thankyou again, appreciate it! I hope so too!
     

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