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

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    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]
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    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

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    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 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    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

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    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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