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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by nettie, Dec 7, 2008.
What does Distended mean?
What does it refer to? in what cases does the stomach become disstended?
Quote:What are you referring to? What animal?
to ducks? I'm assuming feamles ducks... I've heard people talk about it, usually when refering to a female duck who's laying.
Here's another, what is an Imacted crop?
dis·tend (d -st nd )
v. dis·tend·ed, dis·tend·ing, dis·tends
To swell out or expand from or as if from internal pressure.
1. To cause to expand by or as if by internal pressure; dilate.
2. To extend.
Good article on crop impaction at:
This happens when feed is "stuck" in the crop and the chicken can't "swallow" or pass the feed on down to the proventriculous and gizzard.