Fatty ovary? *pic*

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hamachi, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. hamachi

    hamachi New Egg

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    Yesterday I noticed that one of my barred rocks was limping and seemed quite uncomfortable, as I am raising them for food and was thinking about trying the first one soon I decided that I should try her and stop any pain that she might be in.
    While I was plucking her I noticed a small lump next to her lower spine. When I gutted her I noticed a fairly large firm fatty area in the area where the ovaries would be, she is just over 4 months and not laying yet.
    I am curious if anyone has ever seen anything like this before and if she is still safe to eat.
    I am new to this site and I think I have attached a photo, this is the lump cut in half, it was quite large for her size.
     
  2. 14chickens

    14chickens New Egg

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    Sorry not much help here but found your situation interesting as I have a barred rock that is about 6 1/2 mo. old and has been limping for a couple of weeks. Although she had seemed to improved but we have our chicks for eggs so I wouldn't know much about the fatty thing but interesting none the less[​IMG]
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] that's really icky [​IMG] I wonder if someone could explain what that is if you post the photo on the "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures," thread
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Looks like maybe her reproductive "bits" got an infection, but that's just a guess. Send the picture to an avian pathologist, they love that sort of stuff.

    -Kathy
     

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