Swollen right side of chest on 2 of our 3-4 week old chickens.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bendystar, May 20, 2010.

  1. bendystar

    bendystar Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, Our chickens are mostly indoors still but when the weather is nice I put them in an enclosed run in the backyard for a few hours in the afternoon. They have partial grass and sand. And I threw out a handful of frozen corn for them to peck at.

    When I brought them in I noticed 2 of them have swollen chests, mostly on one side. I felt it and it feels kind of like a cyst. But it wasn't there before I put them out. They are acting normal. I would think it was a spider bite or something but they both have it. The third chicken is normal. Any ideas? [​IMG]
     
  2. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Sounds like they have a full crop (they ate a lot) ~ it should go down overnight!

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    Last edited: May 20, 2010
  3. bendystar

    bendystar Out Of The Brooder

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    WOW! You are awesome! Thanks so much! *whew!* [​IMG]
     
  4. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Glad I could help! [​IMG]
     

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