General Care Discussion :: Weird Throat Pouch?

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:15 am   Weird Throat Pouch?

i dont know how well these pictures will show it, but i noticed trumpet has a weird sort of throat pouch? like, it makes me think of a bird with a swollen crop, sort of. He still eats and acts normally
Is he just fat or?
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Post Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 1:33 pm   Re: Weird Throat Pouch?

That's normal , it helps them bring in more air to enhance their smell better. Becomes more noticeable as they get older.
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