Sick Chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jodi Eaden, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. Jodi Eaden

    Jodi Eaden New Egg

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    Our chicken has a large lump on her breast area. She was showing weakness yesturday and today she will not get up or open her eyes or eat or drink.
     
  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    is it an impacted crop?...
    is the lump off to the side?
    keep her hydrated...if it is an impacted crop put some olive oil in a bowl of water and using a dropper put a drop of oil/water and see if she will drink...also try and soak a piece of bread in the olive oil and see if she will eat it...massage the crop area and hopefully you can get the crop moving again
     
  3. Jodi Eaden

    Jodi Eaden New Egg

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    I am sorry I do not know what an impacted crop is. Yes, it is off to the right side. It is a lump that is soft. I did try to give her water with an eye dropper but she would not swollow it.
     
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2008

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