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RIR-Emergency!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LillianMae, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. LillianMae

    LillianMae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I found my missing chicken this morning. No injuries or anything, but on her breast she's got this huge (a little smaller then a baseball) sack, it seems fluid filled. She can't keep down water and she has runny greenish white poop. She closes her eyes a lot and she keeps on throwing up water whenever she drinks it. I thought she was dehydrated so I had her drink water. She dipped nearly her whole head in the water multiple times and then threw up water. What is this? How can I save my angel? HelP!
     
  2. LillianMae

    LillianMae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please Help ASAP!!
     
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    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. LillianMae

    LillianMae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried the massage thing and she gagged and didn't throw up, though she seemed to swallow it. Is ther a special tecnnique?
     
  5. LillianMae

    LillianMae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Again please reply asap, she keeps on pooping the gross stuff. I can't get her to throw up. What do I do?!
     
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    K R 2709 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wish that I could help but I don't have any experience with sour crop. Hope that she is better soon
     
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    do you have a vet that will treat chickens nearby
     
  8. LillianMae

    LillianMae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the only vet we have isn't a farm vet and also they'll charge me like 100 bucks just for the visit. Not that I don't love my girl but i'm not spending 100 buck on her. She still hasn't thrown up
     
  9. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have determined that she has sour crop and the massage is not working you could try monistat. Several on forum have used monistat for sour crop(candida/yeast)cut the three tablets that come with package into 1/3(end up with 9)give 1 cut tablet orally 2 times a day. All claim great success with this method.
     
  10. LillianMae

    LillianMae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know for sure that it is sour crop though, she doesn't smell stinky at all, nor does her breath. She smells like a chicken. But her crop has a ton of fluid in it.
     

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