Sour crop or not?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bruins, Feb 25, 2016.

  1. Bruins

    Bruins Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 26, 2015
    Frederick Co, MD
    Yesterday I noticed that my buff brahma ( 10 months old) looked like her crop was still full in the morning. I picked her up and yes her crop was large and squishy. Someone mentioned that it was sour crop .I googled sour crop and then I looked her over again better . Her chest area is large but not uneven , it seems like the crop is across the whole chest not just one side . While it is soft and kinda squishy there is no foul smell coming from her mouth and the crop does not seem full. She is acting 100% normal , running around drinking and eating the crumbles .

    I am picking up some oregano oil as suggested to see if that helps .

    Is it possible that this is just the way she is built ? She has always looked like she had a large chest area compared to my dark brahma.
  2. MotherhenXOXO

    MotherhenXOXO Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2016
    I am no expert but it sounds like impacted crop to me. I've heard massaging the belly, plenty of water, and a little vegetable oil through a syringe may help.

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