Buff Orpingtons

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SamTam999, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. SamTam999

    SamTam999 New Egg

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    Need help please, I'm new to raiseing chickins. I have 28 Buff Orpingtons that are 5 1/2 weeks old, and I've noticed a knot on there right breast. There eating and drinking fine, and active. Is this normal? or is this some type of disease?
     
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  2. DutchChic

    DutchChic Chick Charmer

    Jun 4, 2008
    NE Oklahoma
    LOL...sorry..don't mean to laugh at ya. That would be their crop you are feeling. It's where the food goes when they eat.
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It is their crop and perfectly normal. It should go down quite a bit by morning and fill back up as the day goes on and they eat.

    Jody
     
  4. DutchChic

    DutchChic Chick Charmer

    Jun 4, 2008
    NE Oklahoma
    sorry...didn't mean for this to double post
     
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  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    lol..we must have posted at the same time. Glad we're thinking alike. [​IMG]

    Jody
     
  6. SamTam999

    SamTam999 New Egg

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    Thank you very much.
     
  7. DutchChic

    DutchChic Chick Charmer

    Jun 4, 2008
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    Quote:Yes...that's probably why it hiccoughed and caused mine to double post....great minds think alike!


    No problem Samtam....everyone starts out in a learning phase when they get into something new. BYC is great for answering your questions and helping you out. Welcome!
     

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