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what is sour crop ??????????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by GoldenSparrow, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what is sour crop?
    what are the Symptoms?
    how is it fixed?

    is it Contagious ??

    Thank you
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Sour crop comes from food not moving out of the crop into the stomach and growing bad bacteria which gets absorbed into the system. It can kill a chicken. The first symptom is you can smell a very bad odor coming from the beak of the bird. You can use Alka-seltzer, 1/2 tab in a cup of water and squirting a syringe full down the throat. Also a mixture of ginger and cinnomon powder in water does wonders on the entire digestive tract and is great for slow or sour crops. No, it is not contagious. [​IMG]
     
  3. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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