What is problem? whats wrong with crop?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by princess araucana, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. princess araucana

    princess araucana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had previously posted questions about fungal crop meds, but now I am not sure if that is the problem. (I hope this isn't considered duplicate posting, each time is a different question!)

    Hen, 1.5 yrs old, went through recent molt, poor crop motility for a couple weeks but was eating and drinking, was lethargic (I thought from molt) and has lost weight. Recently discovered northern fowl mites and dusted flock with poultry dust (permethrin)

    I have her separated and warm. Her crop feels very thick and spongy and will not empty after two days with just water with ACV and some soft food and oil and massage.

    she is passing small firm black poop. Most sour crops threads talk about watery green poo. Her crop does not smell

    She is quiet and mostly just standing hunched with eyes closed.

    Any thoughts?
     
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2009
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Have you smelled her breath? What does it smell like?
     
  3. princess araucana

    princess araucana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it did not smell bad. well, now it smells like garlic because i gave her some which was probably a bad idea....
    Her crop is a bit gassy now, it wasn't so much before. I hope I did not make her worse!!
     

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