chicken bump on waddle

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ccabal, Nov 19, 2013.

  1. ccabal

    ccabal Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my hens has developed this big yellowish looking bump on her waddle. It almost looks like a real big zit, and part of me want to try and pop it. Anyone seen this before? Is it something to be concerned about?
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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    It could be some sort of injury, or possible the beginning sign of dry Fowl Pox ( a viral disease of poultry spread by flying insects). If you want, you can try popping it--I don't think it would hurt. The only other thing I can think of is that it is a blister/swelling caused by frostbite. How cold is it where you are?
     
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