Hen Anatomy Part: Crop

Sour Crop

This is caused by a yeast infection which makes the crop lining sore and inflamed. The condition is sometimes called thrush. It is possible to successfully treat the condition.

Pendulous Crop

Pendulous Crop

Pendulous or spastic crop occurs when the crop muscle becomes stretched and the crop will fill to a massive size.

Impacted Crop

The crop is a muscular bag at the bottom of a hen’s neck which stores feed for the day and on occasion can become impacted.