eggs and tumors

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Evabeva, Jan 21, 2015.

  1. Evabeva

    Evabeva Hatching

    Jan 21, 2015
    I have a lovely black copper maran hen. She lays every day. Yesterday I thought she had a broken leg but she was walking normal. When I examined her closer I found an egg size tumor hanging off the top of her leg. My question is are her eggs edible?
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Crossing the Road

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Welcome to BYC. Yes, I think her eggs would be fine. Was she vaccinated for Mareks disease? Does the mass feel firm, or soft like an abscess or infected wound?

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