Sour Crop CURED with Monistat

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by robinwiththechickens, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. tbmorgan

    tbmorgan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Late coming back to this post (still getting the hang of this forum and didn't even know someone had responded to me!)...
    Anyway, the monistat totally did the trick for my girl! She was good as gold in about 2 days! And yes, Sunflowergirl, her crop felt like a water balloon.
    I am very glad to have found this resource!
     
  2. Sunflowergirl

    Sunflowergirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] YAY!!! Glad she is better!
     
  3. cosmicmama

    cosmicmama Out Of The Brooder

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    Add me to the "trying Monistat" bandwagon. This is my first flock of chickens, but I've had them for two years and they've been perfectly healthy until Comet started acting funny a few days ago. From all I've read, I believe her to have sour crop. I have her in the house and just force fed her the first piece of Monistat 3 suppository. I hope it works because she hasn't been eating or drinking, and has been in hiding from the other chickens for about 5 days, I don't know how much longer she'll survive if I this doesn't work.
     
  4. Sunflowergirl

    Sunflowergirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hoping it works!!!
     
  5. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh, poor thing! i hope the monistat works for you. My Penny looked pretty bleak before i started treatment. She wasn't eating or drinking. But the recovery was pretty quick. Hope it is for you, too.
     
  6. madisonjar

    madisonjar Out Of The Brooder

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    That's exactly what my bird looks like...here is a question I pulled her out of the normal coop and put her in a box that was used for baby chicks (plenty of room for her) and after a day and a half the crop went down to normal size with me massaging her for a bit at night and the morning, then I gave her some food mixed in with yogurt last night and it is back to water balloon today so on the way home from work I guess I should grab some monistat....question is did anyone elses crop go down like my girls did? is this still a recommended treatment? thanks!
     
  7. madisonjar

    madisonjar Out Of The Brooder

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    also she has had this for about 3 days what are the chances it will reoccur and should I worry about her crop getting so stretched out it wont return to normal? she looks exactly like the picture I quoted (twins really)
     
  8. madisonjar

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    Update: Seems to be working! The crop emptied and felt great this morning so I gave her a little treat of regular food (monistat mixed in of course, she gobbled it right up) she will get her yogurt mixed with just alittle food later this afternoon...I have one more monistat 3 pill that I will divide into thirds to give her and I think its time to release back into the flock...what do you guys think that should heal her right? anyone have repeat visits of this that they cured? any thoughts! thanks!
     
  9. madisonjar

    madisonjar Out Of The Brooder

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    By the way she did have several VERY hard dry poops two days ago, and then some wicked bad brown goo yesterday, and now this morning its back to regular old poop that looks normal.
     
  10. Sunflowergirl

    Sunflowergirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad she is doing better! Are you sure the brown goo isn't just the ceacal poo??? It can be kinda nasty, gooey and stinky. It is possible for sour crop to happen again. Just watch them. [​IMG]
     

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