Bantam hen swollen chest

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DixieDame67, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. DixieDame67

    DixieDame67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my lil banty hen has a huge swollen chest or breast, i picked her up and its like a large mass gell like, any ideas what it could be?, I was putting the chickens up right at dark so i didn't get a photo should i bring her in and seperate her from the others, she is eating and drinking fine,
     
  2. TreeFever

    TreeFever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This could be her crop!
    It is where a hen grinds up food before it goes to her tummy.
    In the evening it will be all full from eating all day.
     

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