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I think my chicken has sour crop. It's crop blew up and was
I think my chicken has sour crop. It's crop blew up and was jelly like. I tried oil, apple cider and even a medication for parrots for a week. Some improvement but still having trouble clearing the cr… read more
Dr. Patsy Fields
Dr. Patsy Fields
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My pullet looks like she has a sour crop. It gets better and
Hi, my pullet looks like she has a sour crop. It gets better and then it comes back. … read more
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Dr. Patsy Fields
Veterinarian
Dvm
1,027 satisfied customers
I have a chicken with sour couple. She had it a few months
Hi! I have a chicken with sour couple. She had it a few months ago and I tried monistat. She seemed better. Now, she isn't. … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
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47,464 satisfied customers
I'm pretty sure my chicken has sour crop. It has that water
I'm pretty sure my chicken has sour crop. It has that water balloon feel. I noticed it yesterday morning. She was puffed up and her poo was like bloody mucus. I have her confined, only access to grit … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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47,464 satisfied customers
Have a very dear chicken (we think she is an Easter Egger
Hi, have a very dear chicken (we think she is an Easter Egger Bantam) who is (hopefully) in early stages of sour crop. We lost another hen to sour crop last week- took us too long to figure out what w… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,940 satisfied customers
My hen has sour crop. What can I do? Trixie is 2 years old.
My hen has sour crop. What can I do? JA: The Vet will be able to answer your question, plus any follow-ups you may have. What's the hen's name and age? Customer: Trixie is 2 years old JA: Is there any… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,940 satisfied customers
Sorry, my hen is having crop issues, I thought sour crop and
Hi sorry, my hen is having crop issues, I thought sour crop and this may be, she's very full today and she's losing feathers...she's still pooping and has a good appetite and is still up and around wi… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,940 satisfied customers
She has a huge swelling below her neck. It feels grainy
She has a huge swelling below her neck. It feels grainy inside I put a hot wet towel on her rear and her neck. She jerks h e r head back and forth a lot. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,940 satisfied customers
I'm handfeeding a baby cocketiel and his crop won't empty
I'm handfeeding a baby cocketiel and his crop won't empty I've had him asperated and cleaned out did not feed for 24 hours am giving him rice cereal and a few drops of mineral oil this us going on 7 d… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
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BA
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I have a 16 week old Ameraucana/Aracana that i think has sour
I have a 16 week old Ameraucana/Aracana that i think has sour crop. I isolated her and i got some yogurt, mineral oil, and some water with Apple Cider Vinegar into her. How do i know if it is working … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have 14 chickens, four of which are two years old. All laying
I have 14 chickens, four of which are two years old. All laying hens. My one older red hen was found in the coop huddled on the floor, appears to be swollen around the neck area...when picked up and p… read more
DrRalston
DrRalston
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I have a hen with sour crop. She does well on soft foods but
I have a hen with sour crop. She does well on soft foods but then gets sick again when I let her roam free in my stable. I am feeding her eggs and mashed potatoes, what else can I feed her?… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
We have a chicken with suspected Sour crop. She has a soft
We have a chicken with suspected Sour crop. She has a soft spongy crop about the size of an orange, and is not eating or drinking. She has deteriorated quickly over the last 24 hours. She also had a '… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My black sex link, approx 2 years old didnt eat in the morning
My black sex link, approx 2 years old didn't eat in the morning 3 days ago and by afternoon had a swollen neck from just about the base of her beak down to her croup. It seemed fliud filled. When I ti… read more
Fiona Steel
Fiona Steel
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Bachelor's Degree
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I think one of my chickens has sour crop. Ive massaged the
I think one of my chickens has sour crop. I've massaged the crop (yesterday and today) and the liquid is coming out - much more yesterday than today. yesterday afternoon I vchicken olive oil and live … read more
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Fiona Steel
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Bachelor's Degree
224 satisfied customers
I have a growing pullet with an enlarged crop. The crop is
I have a growing pullet with an enlarged crop. The crop is not impacted or hard any longer because I have emptied the crop manually three times over the past three days and cut back on dry food. After… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
We have a much-loved chicken. She is only four years old.
We have a much-loved chicken. She is only four years old. She has an impacted crop. We have given her olive oil and massaged her crop. She seems a little better than yesterday. Is there anything else … read more
Fiona Steel
Fiona Steel
Veterinarian
Bachelor's Degree
224 satisfied customers
Hi I have a hen which has become very droopy and wont eat.
Hi I have a hen which has become very droopy and won't eat. Her craw is full but feels like a water balloon. It seems to be full ow water. Dan… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
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Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
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