face and neck swelling

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by pearsjd, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. pearsjd

    pearsjd Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi

    I have a 8 month old Phoenix roo whose face, wattles and neck are swelling fast. No other symptoms, eating and droppings normal. He does free range during the day. I'm thinking sting or bite. Any suggestions? Can I try benadryl?

    Thank you
    Susan
     
  2. rockabilly7

    rockabilly7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ummm that happened to my chick one time and it ended up being pox virus, but that might not be whats going on with your baby. Also I wouldnt use benadrl incats and dogs it causes liver and kidney failure within weeks of taking it I dont know about chickens though but I wouldnt take the chance.
     

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