A bump on my chicken

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  1. jssmrmm

    jssmrmm New Egg

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    Hi I'm new to Backyard Chickens and new to having pet chickens. One of my girls has a large bump or growth under one of her wings. Can anyone tell me what it is? I have felt under her wing and it feels normal. Almost like she grew very fast just on one side of her body. Should I not be eating her eggs?[​IMG]
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  3. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It sounds like it is the crop. The crop becomes full and will feel like a bubble.
    It is completely normal and just means your bird has had plenty to eat. It should go down by morning.
    Are you certain your bird is a hen?
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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