Weird Lump

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by HillBilly547, May 16, 2017.

  1. HillBilly547

    HillBilly547 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was holding my chick this afternoon, I dont know if they are still considered chicks they are about a month old, whan i noticed this weird lump on their left breast. Only for 3 of them that I noticed. There is a total of 4. Can anyone tell me if it is bad.
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    I am going to guess that you are seeing a full crop. If the lumps are gone in the morning that's what it is, and it's normal.
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    As @keesmom mentioned, it's easy to monitor crops, pull the feed at bedtime tonight and then check their chest in the morning before you give the feed back. Chickens fill their crops a few times a day, especially first thing in the morning and just before roosting,
     

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