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My barred rock has not been eating or feeling well for 2
My barred rock has not been eating or feeling well for 2 weeks. Her crop seemed large so have emptied it several times so was hoping it was a sour crop only especially since the crop was not hard but … read more
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Our 9.5 year old hen stopped eating and drinking. She has
Our 9.5 year old hen stopped eating and drinking. She has had a pendulous crop fir years. Her oviductcwas removes in 2017. She's been having hormone implants to halt internal laying of yolk that may n… read more
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She's very lethargic and is having trouble standing up, and
She's very lethargic and is having trouble standing up, and she is occasionally excreting clear liquid discharge … read more
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I have a chicken who constantly gets sour crop, and about an
Hey there. I have a chicken who constantly gets sour crop, and about an hour ago she drank a whole bowl of water, which is a lot more than usual. I just want to make sure that she isn't having any iss… read more
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Our chickens are 11 weeks now. We noticed one of them had a
Hello there, Our chickens are 11 weeks now. We noticed one of them had a full crop that wasn't going down so we gave her the Psyllium husk and papaya enzyme for a couple days and she passed it but she… read more
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My hen can't open her eyes, she's very lethargic, and her
Hi, my hen can't open her eyes, she's very lethargic, and her poop smells bad and is slimy. I checked her crop and it feels soft and gritty. It feels like theres rocks in it. She is also drooling from… read more
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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
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My chicken has either impacted crop or sour crop. I have
My chicken has either impacted crop or sour crop. I have been giving her water with a pipette and massaging the crop which is now a lot softer, but still full. I managed to hold her upside down briefl… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My duck won't eat and started to throw up when I picked her
My duck won't eat and started to throw up when I picked her up … read more
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I have Chickens and I believe that one has a impacted and or
I have Chickens and I believe that one has a impacted and or sour crop. I have tried a few things but fear she is getting worse. She is opening her mouth and extending her neck more often. … read more
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My chicken seems to have either sour crop or a ruptured air
My chicken seems to have either sour crop or a ruptured air sac but I am not sure how to tell which. She is making strange movements with her neck and her crop area is swollen and soft. I am not notic… read more
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She seems swollen around her crop area. I felt her, her crop
She seems swollen around her crop area. I felt her, her crop wasn't hard but I don't know if it would be considered mushy … read more
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Appears to have what we think is an impacted crop. Hard mass
Appears to have what we think is an impacted crop. Hard mass in the crop and crop appears much larger than normla … read more
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My chicken is vomiting up fluid. Liquid and there is food in
Liquid and there is food in it. I think it might be sour crop … read more
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I have a silkie chook and she seems to have sour crop. the
Hi. I have a silkie chook and she seems to have sour crop. the night before last we massaged her crop and a lot of black liquid came out but, her crop was not totally empty. gave her some yoghurt and … read more
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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
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My 2 year old Hyline chicken has had sour crop for the past
My 2 year old Hyline Brown chicken has had sour crop for the past 4 days. I have been keeping her inside in a warm isolated area so I can see she is passing urine and tiny amounts of runny yellow poo.… read more
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Making a clicking noise with her beak. After being outside
Making a clicking noise with her beak. After being outside eating grass and herbs. … read more
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