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What is a duck crop???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by theduckgirl4110, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. theduckgirl4110

    theduckgirl4110 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was looking at sickness in ducklings on byc and I found a couple threads that said the ducklings "crops" were full.> What is that? And what does it mean?Thank you.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    this will explain it better than me... http://en.wikivet.net/Crop_-_Anatomy_and_Physiology one reason they need grit since they don't have teeth.
     
  3. theduckgirl4110

    theduckgirl4110 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you very much.
     
  4. ducksssss

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    They store their food there until they are ready to digest it raptors and many other birds have it to
     
  5. theduckgirl4110

    theduckgirl4110 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very helpful both of you. thank you.
     
  6. ducksssss

    ducksssss Out Of The Brooder

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    No problem
     

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