Growth in Chicken's Nose HELP!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ainsleyau, Apr 9, 2017.

  1. ainsleyau

    ainsleyau Just Hatched

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    I discovered this growth on the nose of one of my Plymouth Rocks. She's only 5/6 months old, not laying yet. She seems to be fine and happy and in good health otherwise.

    From reading other threads am I correct in assuming she may have food stuck in there, and I simply need to remove it? What is the best way for me to do it? It is in both nostrils, Thanks

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  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! @new 2 pfowl just did one of these, but it was in the ear.
     
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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Check the choanal slit in her mouth for pus.
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    ainsleyau Just Hatched

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    Thanks for your help @casportpony Her Choanal Slit is swollen and seems to be closed over, tried cleaning it out but it's hard and crusty, got out as much as I could for the time being, will try again as she seemed a little distressed.
    Should I try and clean her Choanal Slit from inside her mouth?
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Since he choanal slit has pus in it, it means her entire sinus cavity is full of it. [​IMG] Any chance you can get her to a vet?
     
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