Sick or what

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by joroster, Apr 24, 2017.

  1. joroster

    joroster Just Hatched

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    I have a 2.5 year old red ranger hen that has stopped eating and is very lethargic. I can get her to drink a little but she is vomiting. I tried to feel for a stuck egg but I have no idea what it would feel like and when I hang her to check she just continuously vomits. Any ideas?
     
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  2. joroster

    joroster Just Hatched

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    Also she smells
     
  3. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

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    poor thing...
    you are hanging her upside down?
    WHAT?
     
  4. Little Fuzzy

    Little Fuzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like sour croup. Is her croup impacted?
     
  5. Chickquail army

    Chickquail army Just Hatched

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    Any symptoms like that sounds horrible! You should take her straight to the vet asap!
     
  6. joroster

    joroster Just Hatched

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    Ya know holding her to check her I was afraid she would choke if I laid her on her back to check her underside
     
  7. joroster

    joroster Just Hatched

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    Vets around me are terrible and they told me to keep an eye on her that's all they wouldn't even see her
     
  8. snow5164

    snow5164 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Smell from her mouth? Or other end ?

    Hold her under your arm like a football with her butt facing you to feel for an egg
     
  9. joroster

    joroster Just Hatched

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    Both she just smells sick... I'm thinking sour crop. I'm going to try to fix it tomorrow.
     
  10. joroster

    joroster Just Hatched

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    So I've emptied her crop several times today and it keeps filling back up w green stuff... she isn't eating just some apple cider vinegar water... and by some I mean maybe 2 or 3 sips... her crop feels like it has 2 large stones in it but I'm afraid to squeeze them... and I've tried the oil but all it did was give her diarrhea. I think I'm fighting a losing battle. Is the vomit supposed to smell like fermented food or sickness
     

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