lumps on chickens

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MMSChickens, Nov 17, 2014.

  1. MMSChickens

    MMSChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello. My 5 week old chickens all have big lumps on the right side of their breast. Is this normal? the chicks were all hatched together.
     
  2. MrsMommaJones

    MrsMommaJones Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's normal. They are just little piggies. Full tummies
     
  3. losttexan

    losttexan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's their crop (where food is kept until moving further through the digestive system). As long as it empties by morning, and doesn't get soft/mushy with a bad smell coming from them, it is completely normal.
     
  4. MMSChickens

    MMSChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, thanks![​IMG]
     

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