growth on chicken beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 4-H chicken mom, Aug 3, 2007.

  1. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Here is a picture of the growth on the black cochin's beak I was asking about. Thanks for the info. on posting pictures. My daughter got it set up for me. If anyone knows what this is on his beak, please let me know. My daughter wanted to show him.[​IMG]
     
  2. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    I don't know...looks like some type of tumor. Maybe someone else can help, sorry.
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    The picture is kind of small but it almost looks like a scab on the beak comb junction that got infected and now has a continuously growing scab.

    Just my guess.
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    My chicken has developed the same thing.
     
  5. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Any other ideas on this growth on the beak?
     
  6. melloladies

    melloladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this thread isn't SO old, so I'll try ressurecting it. I have a silkie that seems to have a similar growth. Wondering if anyone has any insight.
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  7. DaughterOfEve

    DaughterOfEve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try searching for pics of Avian or Fowl Pox to see if it looks like what may be starting.
     
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  8. melloladies

    melloladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have a friend who just went through dry pox and she said that wasn't what it looked like to her. I just got home from being gone for almost three weeks, and I'm not sure how quickly this thing developed and when. She's been broody- that's all I know. Poor little fluff butt. I'll be watching her, and I have her seperated to break her anyway.
     
  9. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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  10. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thats fowl Pox
     

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