Should my australorp have a large soft bulge on her chest?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Rusty017, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. Rusty017

    Rusty017 New Egg

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    She's just 16 weeks old. I've never noticed it until yesterday.
     
  2. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    she may just have a nice, full crop [​IMG]
     
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    If it s on the right side, its just a full crop.
     
  4. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Quote:right side meaning HER right side; her left as you are looking directly at her from the front [​IMG]
     
  5. Andora

    Andora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    I got nervous when I felt that on one of my birds too! Then I learned it was just a full crop. It's so strange to feel a huge spongy bulge on them.
     
  6. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can calm yourself by noting that its full at night before she roots, and ten pretty much gone in the morning.

    Easy to worry when you are new. I find stuff to worry about all the time. If I didnt have anything to worry about, guess I'd have to worry about that!
     
  7. Rusty017

    Rusty017 New Egg

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    Thank you everyone, for the feedback. I appreciate it!
     

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