1. Mel'sChicks

    Mel'sChicks In the Brooder

    Aug 5, 2009
    Conyers, Georgia
    I first noticed that my hen had a bald place on her breast several days ago. I didn't pay too much attention to it. Then I noticed that it was about the size of an orange and swinging back and forth when she walked. I felt of it last night when she was on the roost, and it feels very warm. Is this an abscess of some kind? What should I do? She's not very tame. THANK YOU!!!
    Last edited: Jun 6, 2010
  2. kickinchicken

    kickinchicken Songster

    Mar 23, 2010
    Rhode Island
    Impacted crop? How's her poop? Is she still eating/drinking normally? Put up a pic so the more educated members can have a better idea as to what you are dealing with. If it is her crop and its infected then you have a whole new issue of infection spreading to other parts of her body.

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