Does anyone know what this might be?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Darceyhs, Jan 26, 2016.

  1. Darceyhs

    Darceyhs Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2014
    Hello, i just went to pick up one of our 2 plymouth rocks tonight and felt something on her underbody. I had a look and found something that looks like a scabby type thing that looks much deeper and weirder than a scab.[​IMG]

    I know it looks like a scab from the pictures, but does anyone have any idea of what else it might be because if you look at it straight on it doesnt look like a scab. I know the photos arent great but the are all i could get
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    Wish i could help, but cannot see it clear enough in the photos. Could you get some one to help you hold her to get a better view of the lesion?

    Is it superficial in the skin or is it deeper and on the actual breast bone?
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Is it located on her breastbone where she may have rubbed a blister that has scabbed over? Does she roost at night or lie on the floor?
  4. Darceyhs

    Darceyhs Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2014
    Thankyou very much for the replies, i will try get some better photos today, it was dark last night when i took them, she does roost at night and it is located just to the side of her breastbone(from what i can remember). It just seems too look deeper than the average scab.

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