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cwhittaker Junior Member
edited August 2013 in Producers and Vets
hi, i dont know if im posting this to the right place, apologies if i'm not.

i'm new to keeping chickens, only had them week and a half. one of my hens has no feathers around its crop and underbelly, her crop feels and looks full, soft to touch and quite warm. the other chickens have been pecking at her lady bits and made her bleed. shes been separated and i've cleaned up the blood.the blood is from the injury, not internal.

i've done a webserch and found out its probably sour crop, i've tried tipping her upside down and massaging her crop to empty it but with no luck, theres also no nasty smell coming from her mouth. shes laying, eating and moving around as normal.
she also keeps doing this odd "bringing up a hairball" thing.

any ideas, hints and tips would be massivly appriciated.


  • MEGAN Senior Member
    edited July 2013
    Hi you have posted this already maybe you did not realise that it had appeared on the site. See answers to other post
  • cwhittaker Junior Member
    edited July 2013
    new to this whole internet forum thing :o
  • Jamie23 Junior Member
    edited August 2013
    Hey can you send me other related thread link.i also want to know answer of this question? I will be thankful.

    Mowing Gold Coast
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