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  1. kirkster5

    kirkster5 Out Of The Brooder

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    This morning my wife noticed an area of raised feathers on one of my RIR chicks (5 weeks old). I was able to lift the feathers and noticed what looked like an abcess or boil or some other infected bumb. Is there any ointment or anything I can do?
     
  2. Iluvmychickens

    Iluvmychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post a picture? It would help if we could see it


    DeeDee
     
  3. kirkster5

    kirkster5 Out Of The Brooder

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    Pretty tough to do as I would need 3 hands. One to hold one to lift feathers and one to take picture. I was hoping there was some kind of "wonder salve" out there that might help? Neosporin??
     
  4. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    *How large is the absess, compared to a dime??? Does it have a 'head' on it??
     
  5. kirkster5

    kirkster5 Out Of The Brooder

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    about the size of a small blueberry. I dont see a head but there is a red spot on the surface and a bit yellow(pussy?)underneath. It is hard.
     

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