Uneven breasts?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hoisinga, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. hoisinga

    hoisinga New Egg

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    Two of our 4 chickens have drastically uneven pecs. Is this normal? (they are eating and laying just fine....)
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    You're sure you aren't just looking at their crops, yes?

    Have you felt them?

    Feel the center. . . Do you feel a curved or bent breastbone?
     
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:If it's the right side that is larger, it is the "crop" (the place they store food) It is normal for it to be large, sometimes very large. If it goes down overnight that is normal.

    Imp
     
  4. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Quote:Your right !! that's what it is, the crop full of corn or treats, it's common.

    AL
     
  5. hoisinga

    hoisinga New Egg

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    Oh!! I have a lot to learn. Yes, they got many treats that day from compost and weeding, and it was the right side. thanks!
     
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