What is Wrong with my Girls?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gtaff, Sep 21, 2014.

  1. gtaff

    gtaff Out Of The Brooder

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    I have noticed one of my hen's breast is really poking out. I have added more grit and added some of Bragg's ACV to the water. I thought it may be "Sour Crop". I have never had chickens before so I am a newbie. I have included some pictures and if you can help that would be great.[​IMG]

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  2. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    She could have just gutsed on the food, or is suffering a slowdown of digestion for whatever reason; if it doesn't clear overnight, that's a problem, but until then, I wouldn't worry about it.

    Best wishes.
     
  3. gtaff

    gtaff Out Of The Brooder

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    It has been a couple of days
     
  4. Suzie

    Suzie Overrun With Chickens

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    Any foul smell from her breath ? If so..look up sour crop ...she may have an impacted crop... try looking at the "sticky" at the top of the"Emergencies etc header...click on helpful references and links...scroll down to "Medical treatment and dosage".. again..scroll down to .find the topic "impacted and sour crop issues"...see if her symptoms match and treat accordingly...

    Good luck!
     

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