Bumpy bill

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Amiga, Jun 19, 2010.

  1. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Here is a slightly fuzzy pic of Drei's bill showing a bump that has been there for a few weeks. I apologize for the fuzziness - she was squirming a bit.

    Ideas? Treatment suggestions? She seems otherwise quite healthy.

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  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    I wonder if she didnt scratch or bump it on something .. looks almost like a scar my pekin had on her billl...
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    That was my first thought - just a minor injury, poked herself. A few smaller bumps are coming up alongside it now (it has been perhaps three weeks since I first noticed the bump). I started putting triple antibiotic on it. Then I began to wonder if it could be fungal. Thanks for the check-in! Not much has come up for me, looking online. I ordered a poultry disease book recommended by another BYCer, but that will take a while to get here.

    She seems otherwise quite healthy.
     
  4. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I had one that hatched with a bump on its bill. i figured it was like a blister or something? it started going down afetr a few days and you can't really see it anymore. how old is the duck?
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    She'll be seventeen weeks tomorrow.
     
  6. Jeeper1540

    Jeeper1540 Chillin' With My Peeps

    * bump*
     

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