Abnormal appearing testicle, half black, no emergency here

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TanithT, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. TanithT

    TanithT Out Of The Brooder

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    Warning, graphic dissection photos. http://i282.photobucket.com/albums/...en anatomy cheat sheet/chickendissection6.jpg and http://s282.photobucket.com/albums/kk271/danceswthcobras/Chicken%20anatomy%20cheat%20sheet/?action=view&current=abnormaltesticle.jpg

    No
    great emergency here; this was somebody else's unwanted roo, and I was taking some dissection images during meat processing to help folks out on the caponization thread. But this isn't normal anatomy, and I was wondering if anyone had a clue what might have been going on with this bird.
     

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