needing help plez

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gettogirl28, May 24, 2011.

  1. gettogirl28

    gettogirl28 Hatching

    May 21, 2011
    im not sure to what to do i need help my chick of 6 days old is getting a lump on the right side of its chest after it eats is there something im doing wrong? Ive got 15 chicks outside and the hens got off the nest and there was 3 eggs left and I was going to throe them away and one started pipping so i had to hatch it cause the hens tryed to attack when i teyed puting it back .. in need of some help!!!![​IMG]
  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Songster

    Apr 15, 2010
    Forest Grove, OR
    It sounds like that is the crop filling up after it eats. That would be normal. Check early in the morning to see if it's gone down.
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Enabler

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Sounds like you are feeling a full crop which is normal.

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