Crop Size...

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by enggass, Dec 18, 2010.

  1. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2010
    Mid-Coast Maine
    How big can a crop get at the end of the day - my birds have had as much grain as they want, some alfalfa hay thrown in the coop, and a bout 1-1/2 cups of Scratch w/BOSS(split among all 5 of them). Both of my BRs seem to have large crops right now - almost the size of my fist... Almost bed time for them. Is this normal?

    Edit: They are acting completely normal and fine. Laying etc... Should I just check them in the morning to see if the crops have gone down? I think they may just be pigs.
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2010
  2. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2010
    Under Your bed
    Totally normal. Their crops get get pretty big, depending on how much they eat.

    If your worried, you can check their crops early in the morning before you feed them.
  3. HorizonSon

    HorizonSon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2010
    Pacific NW
    I've always had a problem getting them back in, after looking at them.
  4. 1FastFlamingo

    1FastFlamingo Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 17, 2010
    Brevard County, Florida
    Quote:[​IMG]: Now that was sooo wrong, yet sooo funny!! LMAO [​IMG]:

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