Bantam hen swollen chest

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

  1. DixieDame67

    DixieDame67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2008
    Jonesbourgh Tennessee
    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

    Feb 17, 2008
    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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