Vet treatment of sour crop-do you agree?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by katharine, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. katharine

    katharine In the Brooder

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    Our second hen now has sour crop. The first one had to go all the way to crop surgery. But she is fine now.

    I want to see if you agree with the vet for this hen.

    Amoxicilin/Clavulante susp. (antibiotic) twice a day
    Fluconazole (anti-fungel) once a day

    Given with baby bird powdered food and water

    all down a feeding tube stuck into her crop.


    My main thing is I wonder if anti-fungal is better on an empty crop without food right after.
    Also, the choice of fluconazole which I have never heard anyone here mention.

    I just worry because these meds did not help our first hen until after she had surgery.



    Why would both hens get this?

    Thanks
     
  2. Sweet T

    Sweet T Chirping

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    I can't give you any information on the medications because I have never had to seek treatment, but I can tell you that some Bragg's Apple Cider Vinegar will do wonders for a sick crop. Add 1-2 tablespoons per gallon of water.
     
  3. Sweet T

    Sweet T Chirping

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    To their drinking water, that is.
     

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