chick with a lump

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jdemars, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. jdemars

    jdemars Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two new cochin bantam chicks about 12 days old. On Fri I noticed one of the chicks has a lump about the size of a dime on the right side of its chest. The lump is not hard it feels more like fluid or something, the chick seems fine walks around chirps seems to be eating and drinking and poop seems normal. Is this something I should worry about. I have 7 more chicks comming this week and if this one could be sick I dont want to put it with the new chicks. Thanks for the help
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    That's probably the crop, quite normal.
     
  3. jdemars

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    I stopped by the feed store and one of the guys there sugested the same thing but it has been that way since friday and is not down in the morning. It has gotten larger since I first noticed, after doing some reading I'm thinking soup crop, but can chicks this young get that they are not even 2 weeks yet?
     
  4. jdemars

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    sour crop*
     

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