My 4 month old Barnvelder started out with a small bump under her eye which in 3 days swelled 4x the size and her eye is now open just a slit. I've heard you can slit the skin and push this hard tumor out. Is this a successful procedure? She's on her 4th day of metronidazole, still eating and socializing but am worried she'll lose her eye. Not really any pus but the bulge is a shiny pink and hard. Can't figure out how she got this as everything I've read says it's transferred via water but my girls are fully enclosed so no pigeon or wild bird has had access to their water. Thank you in advance for sharing your knowledge, I'm a newbie!
pink tumor under eye with eye almost completely swollen shut -- canker?
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post #2 of 9
11/16/15 at 11:10pm
Is it possible to post a picture? You may get some help if someone could see what you are describing.
post #3 of 9
11/17/15 at 5:49am
post #5 of 9
11/17/15 at 11:18pm
Could someone please help this member with this question?
post #6 of 9
11/18/15 at 2:16am
post #7 of 9
11/18/15 at 7:09am
Can someone please help this member? Their chickens eye is swollen shut and I don't know what advice to give...
post #9 of 9
11/18/15 at 11:19am
Strangely enough... there was someone else on here that had a problem that looks the same...
Maybe you could ask the poster and see what she did and how it turned out?