if im correct its their grop the thing where they store food,. mine are going thru that too i think thats what its called,. I called the vet here in town and she said it was okay and normal and not too worry. Its okay
are they acting like chickens in a good mood and happy?? If they are sluggish then thats when you should worry...
Ah, yes. The 1/2 of Dolly Parton syndrome. Right side of chest, hmmm? The first time I saw a full crop on one of my chicks, I thought it was a tumor. Thankfully, I came here and was reassured by experienced chicken folks.
A chicken's crop and its gizzard are actually two different body parts. Think of the crop sort of like a shopping bag, stuffed full of goodies for later use. The gizzard is one of the two parts of a chicken's stomach, where grit is stored to grind up bits of food into smaller, digestible bits.
I know when a crop is full and when it is empty. But my chick has something different. I think its crop has a lot of air in it. Its crop is bloated from the right side of the chest and down inbetween its legs staying on the right side and up to the base of the vent decreasing in size the whole way. Does anyone have an answer? Please HELP!