chicken anatomy 101

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by goddesses, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. goddesses

    goddesses Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a runt 11 week old wyandotte that has become the family pet. She is very comfortable being handled and seems to enjoy our company. Last night when I was holding her, I felt a large bump on her breast. It is high and slightly off center.

    This may be perfectly normal, but the others wont be held so I cant do a comparison check.

    Any ideas?

    Thanks

    Diana

    Since the other chicks wont let
     
  2. Badhbh

    Badhbh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could it be her crop?
     
  3. illinichick

    illinichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds like a crop to me! It helps to know where it is, when you have a Turken!
     
  4. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    Yes, that would be her crop. Should fill up all day and be large at night and much smaller in the morning.
     

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