fluid or air sac

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Stoney22, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. Stoney22

    Stoney22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my month old chicks got beat up by a larger duck.it appears to have a fluid or air sac on the right side of its breast.I separated it and moved it inside.im thinking the duck grabbed it and literally pulled a layer of its skin up..what r ur thoughts?
     
  2. Stoney22

    Stoney22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I noticed on further inspection all my hens have this, its a sac and its all on the right side of the breast on each bird. Is it just bullying or an underlying problem
     
  3. AChickenLoverProduction

    AChickenLoverProduction Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is called a crop, they all have that it stores there food and breaks it down. No need to worry [​IMG]
     
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  4. Stoney22

    Stoney22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Id also like to note that they appear to be acting and eating normally. And that I also fed them alot of table scraps that they normally wouldn't get like. Tomato sauce and strawberries.
     
  5. TGreenhut

    TGreenhut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:A crop...It's nothing to worry about [​IMG]
     
  6. Stoney22

    Stoney22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow really.I feel like an idiot now.lol I knew they had a crop but its on the right side?the younger chicks looked beat up kinda bad so im going to take them out, strangely the big ducks don't pick on my two were old duck hardly at all
     

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