blood blister by ear?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mrs. K, Nov 21, 2009.

  1. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    Two days ago, I went down in the morning, and one of my buff orpington has a bloody spot on the side of her head, but I have them in a completely enclosed run, and since we built that pen, we have been safe from predators. I figured that she must of caught herself up on something.

    However, today, I went down to the pen, and two more chickens have a swelling on the side of their head, looks something like a blood blister, right close to the ear. I now think that is what the BO had, and that it popped.

    They do not show any sign of distress or sickness, but I don't like this. Mrs.K
     
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  2. Daisygirl

    Daisygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How are they doing? mabe you should lance the blister...depends how close to her ear tho. That is really strange
     
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