I met my chick's crop...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ThatChick, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. ThatChick

    ThatChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Tuesday, after taking all the chicks outside, I come running into the house fighting back tears and declare that something is wrong with my chicks, they have huge lumps on their chests. My hubby investigates and tells me to go look it up, he thinks there's food in there. Sure enough, thanks to this site, I immediately discovered that it was their crop. About the same time I was realizing they had lumpy chests I was also realizing they had eaten nearly all of the food I had fed them just an hour earlier. Go figure.

    [​IMG]Here it is, full again today. Miss J. Koolaid is a serious piggy.

    [​IMG]Haha... I don't think she liked my remark.
     
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Normal.
     
  3. ButchGood

    ButchGood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG][​IMG]What a relief,Huh?[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. Blue EE

    Blue EE Out Of The Brooder

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    Didn't like your remark? No. That is STINK EYE and she is getting good at it.
     
  5. ThatChick

    ThatChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah, I cannot believe how upset I got...

    Chickens make the funniest faces.

    I love your avatar Butch.
     
  6. JiJis hens

    JiJis hens Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Boy do they love to give us a scare.
     
  7. jak2002003

    jak2002003 Overrun With Chickens

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    I had and same experience when I got my first hens. After a day in the run I went to put them away and I could feel a large lump to the side of their chests. I was so upset I thought they had cancer or something. I went to bed worrying [​IMG]about them, then in the morning the lumps were gone!
     

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