Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chicken.Owner.13, Mar 23, 2018.

  1. Chicken.Owner.13

    Chicken.Owner.13 Chirping

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    Hi there! I got this little one yesterday and noticed she had a large lump on her chest when I got home. I’m assuming it’s just her crop-she was eating a ton at the store and has been very happy, active, and hungry here at home with the other chicks. I just want to check to make sure it is indeed her crop and not a problem.
     

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  2. Dayrel

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    That does seem kinda extreme. I'd keep an eye on that one to see if she is pooping or if her crop is backed up somehow.
     
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  3. Chicken.Owner.13

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    Ok. She has been pooping and in fact pooped on my hand 10 minutes ago. Do you think she could be over eating? What would I need to do if her crop was backed up? Should I take the food away for a couple hours?
     
  4. The Phantom

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    A bit big. See if it gets smaller
     
  5. Chicken.Owner.13

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    Okay- how long should I wait? And do you think I should take the food out for a bit
     
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  6. The Phantom

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    Check her later tonight. Is she still eating?
     
  7. Chicken.Owner.13

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    Not at the moment but has been within the last hour. It seems like she eats quite a bit when she is over there too. More than the others.
     
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  8. The Phantom

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    I guess just check her out later
     
  9. Chicken.Owner.13

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    alright, thanks. Hopefully all is well!!
     
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  10. The Phantom

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    Hopefully!
     

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