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cysts on talon and face

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by historyprof, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. historyprof

    historyprof Hatching

    Aug 15, 2014
    Anyone know what these are? The one on the talon is on the top, not bottom. Thanks
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2014
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Welcome to BYC. The one on the foot could possibly be bumblefoot if you can see a black dot on the bottom of the foot pad. The top usually would be soft and filled with pus. If it is firm or hard then I'd suspect a cyst or tumor. The lesion on the ear looks like a cyst of some sort, or an infected peck wound. Below are pictures of bumblefoot.

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  3. tufty68

    tufty68 Hatching

    Jul 1, 2012
    I would be concerned about avian pox. Worth asking the vet to make sure.
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member 9 Years

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    The top pic is bumblefoot as mentioned. Bottom pic may be a fungus. Try putting lotrimin or monostat 7 on the affected area until healed, avoid the eyes.

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