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Urgent Urgent!! Help!! Crop hasn’t empty

Jazzy2022

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Hello,
I have a 10 day old chick that has been doing well over the last week, slowly gaining weight, while Ive been hand-feeding it myself after it was abandoned by its parents. Its the first time Im doing this but have followed all the rules online on how to hand rear the a chick from young.

Last night I fed it at 2am and left it for 6 hours until this morning where I was going to feed again. However its crop has not emptied.

Ive given it some warm and very diluted apple cider vinegar as it suggests online.

please let me know if there is anything else I can do. I really don’t want to lose the chick.
 

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please let me know if there is anything else I can do. I really don’t want to lose the chick.
Take them to the vet.

Crop not emptying is known as crop stasis and results in death if not treated propperly.
It could also be that the crop did mostly empty but they have a yeast infection.

A vet will be able to get to the bottom of this and set you on the right path with the treatment and medicine you need.

Get the carrier warmed up so it matches the temp and humidity in your incubator. Once the temps match, then move the chick over.
 
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