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Baby RIR with growth?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by okiechick57, Jun 19, 2007.

  1. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] :|Here is one of my little ones,with what appears to be unusual growth on her chest.........any ideas as to what to do?what it is?normal?not? thanks all.........
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Hmmmmm, looks too low to be a full crop....I would seperate her form the others, and stop all feed for the night. See if it goes down. If in the morning it is smaller or gone....it was a full crop. Is she eating, drinking and acting normal? Normal poo? Hope it goes down in the morning.
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Looks like it's crop to me. Take food away for the night and make sure it goes away. If not it could be impacted so give some grit. I doubt it is any impaction though and she's probally stuffed!
  4. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    WOW they eat that much.ok,will remove food..she was alone until today.probably like me.eat when lonely..... [​IMG] thanks you two....
  5. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Oh yes.she acts normal.normal poo..really active.has become little mom to youngers ones I added today......[​IMG]
  6. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Awww...well, I hope she is ok. She sure is a pretty thing. Let us know how she is in the morning!
  7. MTchick

    MTchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2007
    Western Montana
    Looks like a crop to me, too. It is probably firm yet a little squishy when gently squeezed... which is the wet food packed in there.

    It will probably be gone in the morning. If not, post again!

  8. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] My little RIR chick is doing fine, today,guess it WAS a full crop.....now one of my little Barred Rocks has the same thing.......taking food out again tonight.......... [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2007
  9. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Awww, im so glad she is ok. There is probably no need to remove the feed every night. It should go down by morning. By taking away the feed, they will gorge themselves, filling the crop. Just let them have free feed, and watch them.
  10. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Okay thanks........... I did leave food in tonight......will check my BR tomorrow.but think they just gorged after coming out of store.............so.........happy chicks once more.....and enjoying my new Guineas [​IMG]

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