clogged nostril or growth on a crossbeak

lowry075

Songster
8 Years
Mar 29, 2011
428
2
113
Southern California
Hi, I have a cross beak BO. I would say over the last month, her nostril area has visibly changed. At first, it was minor, one nostril looked like it was more shallow than the other. You could see beak shallowly under the opening. Last week, it looked like she had something sticking out of it, and it looked like a skin growth. She would jerk her head when I touched it. Today, I saw that the whole nostril is clogged off completely. There is no way she can breathe out if it. I know a picture would help, but my camera isn't charging properly and my phone took really out of focus pictures when I tried today. I am going to try tomorrow, but has anyone heard of this? Her cross beak is not severe like some I have seen. She is the hen in my avatar.
 

lowry075

Songster
8 Years
Mar 29, 2011
428
2
113
Southern California
Nobody? Surely somone with a cross beak has seen something similar to this problem? I want to ascertain whether or not she is likely to die from this.
 

Suzie

Crowing
12 Years
Jul 9, 2009
3,122
792
371
Auvergne
I Have only just seen this thread - I have had one crossbeak - she did not have any blockage with her nostrils though - I can only hope that somebody here knows of what has caused this - I read some time ago about a chicken that had a similar problem although it was not a crossbeak - I will try to find the thread for you - it may give you some clue!

Suzie
 

Suzie

Crowing
12 Years
Jul 9, 2009
3,122
792
371
Auvergne
OK - the original thread was by

Seminolewind - Hen Has Growth Blocking Nostrils - Posted in February/March 2012

Try the search discussions at the top of the page

I wish you luck!!!!

Suzie
 

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