My chick has a lump on its breast

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Martinboyds, Mar 30, 2008.

  1. Martinboyds

    Martinboyds In the Brooder

    Mar 23, 2008
    It almost seems like a syst. Could it be something contagious? What should I do?
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    It's probably just his crop full of food.
  3. warren

    warren Songster

    Sep 29, 2007
    Is this chicken different from the rest?
    They all have a swelling on the right side due to the size of the crop, especially when it is full. Check if the lump is there first thing in the morning before she has her breakfast. It should feel fairly hard later on in the day when she has eaten and filled it up. Hope that is all it is.

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