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bulge on neck

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fan101, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. fan101

    fan101 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is our first flock of chicks and appear to have one that might be sick

    -she has developed a bulge on her neck - making her head push over to the side -
    I am worried it is some type of cancer growth -
    we have pushed on it and she does not act like it hurts.

    any one ever seen or heard of such a thing

    Please Help
     
  2. Nugget

    Nugget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it a full crop? They have a little "pre-stomach" in their necks and often stuff it full in the evening [​IMG]
     
  3. fan101

    fan101 Out Of The Brooder

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    only one chick out of the 17 we have - - and she is like that all day every day
    she dont act like it hurts - Iam just concerned when she strarts laying eggs - should they be ate ?
     
  4. redwa

    redwa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If possible you should get her checked. It could be a tumor or something, or it could be an indication of a another problem. Personally, I don't know if I'd eat the eggs until I knew what it was.
     

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