inconsistant brest size

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChickenGambo, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. ChickenGambo

    ChickenGambo New Egg

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    I got 6 baby chicks the 2nd of May, on a few of the them one side of their breast is larger than the other is that normal? Why would this be. They seem very normal and healthy. Thanks for any help, Chicken Gambo [​IMG]
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    :welcome!

    I think what you're seeing is a full crop, which is totally normal. It'll go down once the food moves further into the digestion process.
     
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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! I have to agree that what you are describing is a full crop. It can look rather alarming when first seen but really is nothing to worry. Your chicks sound strong and healthy and good eaters too!

    Wishing you the very best of luck with them and enjoy BYC :frow
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Yes, that's the crop. I can see where it would be alarming. Kinda looks like goiter in humans.
     
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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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