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  1. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Chillin' With My Peeps

    I got this girl back about 3 weeks ago.
    she about 23 weeks

    she started show signs of illness about 2 days after i brought her home, with respiratory, and she had mites or something really bad, they were little brown guys crawling all over her, she had no color in her comb or face, that has all come back now. so i got that all under control,
    now yesterday i was checking her out, and felt a big lump on her chest, it about the size of a large lemon
    What could it be i looked in all my books and couldn't fined anything.

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  2. Ugly Cowboy

    Ugly Cowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2008
    Corn, OK
    Impacted crop?
     
  3. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok,
    so what do i do now?
     
  4. talkinboutmygirls

    talkinboutmygirls Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not sure either but maybe this bump up will you get some answers from someone who knows!

    Good Luck!
     
  5. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    CALIFORNIA
    Are you sure it's a problem? When my chickens are full, their crops are about the size of a lemon. In the morning it should go down in size. If it doesn't, then you may have a problem.

    It's nice that you have brought the chicken back to health.
     
  6. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Chillin' With My Peeps

    its like a ball that sticks out.
    I did the Bread with oil yesterday, and gave her some yogurt.
    and messaged it,
     

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