Two questions

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by epitidios, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. epitidios

    epitidios Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2010
    Let's start with the easy one. Is the comb supposed to be straight up in chicken?

    Question 2. When you grab a chicken, and you place your hand on the sternum, is it normal if some tissue "is missing"? Is this evidence that the chicken is underweight, or unhealthy?

    Thanks in advance
  2. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    Q1: I believe it depends on the breed.
    Q2: You will probably feel the keel bine, but it should not be extremely prominent.
    Maybe someone with more knowledge will be along soon.
  3. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    Thats just where the gullet is. It may feel grainy, too. (Q2)

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