Help what does a chickens crawl feel like worried

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  1. DAVINAKEITH

    DAVINAKEITH Out Of The Brooder

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    my chicken that is 2 weeks old the crawl sticks out like a round ball and feels squishy wanted to make sure that is normal [​IMG]
     
  2. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Its fine, it just means he tanked up .
     
  3. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    It's called a "crop" and it should be balled up and squishy. Check in the morning, it should have decreased in size.
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Actually rodriquez, it's spelled crop, but around here they pronounce it crawl too.
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  5. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    When I was a kid we called it a craw.
     
  6. Momma_Cluck

    Momma_Cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep-- just like "soda" or "pop" or even "Pepsi" (in referring to ALL carbonated drinks)......

    All depends on where you live!
     
  7. AuntJamie

    AuntJamie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought maybe my child ears heard my dad wrong all those years ago. I just KNEW he called it a crawl! Awesome and thanks for settling that question. I feel so country but that's my go to term for the crop, gizzard, whatever. Glad y'all know what I'm talking about and I'm not crazy. Not that kind of crazy anyway. [​IMG]
     
  8. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Flock Master

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  9. AuntJamie

    AuntJamie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gotcha, thanks!
     
  10. Racntracie

    Racntracie Just Hatched

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    What does being tanked up mean?
    Thank you
     

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