Flesh colored swelling on hen's wattle and comb...what is it?? **PIC**

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Three Cedars Silkies, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    It doesn't look like fowlpox. Just raised fleshy areas on her face. No discharge from the lesions or her nostrils. Otherwise normal...eatin', drinkin', smokin' and jokin'.

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  2. Bammony

    Bammony Red-dress-less

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    Could it be an allergic reaction to something? Could it have been stung by something? How long has it looked like that?
     
  3. Three Cedars Silkies

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    My daughter noticed it yesterday for the first time. I saw all of them on Wednesday and didn't notice it. I guess it could be a sting...I thought of that because it looks like just swollen "wattle tissue".
     
  4. kinnip

    kinnip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it only on one side?
     
  5. Jenski

    Jenski Chillin' With My Peeps

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    - - and, have you noticed any breathing difficulties?
     
  6. Three Cedars Silkies

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    No, there's some on the other side as well. She doesn't appear to have any breathing difficulties. It was hot today and they were all panting just a little bit until it started to cool down this evening. Then they all stopped, including her.
     

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