HELP Coturnix quail with bump on head

Discussion in 'Quail' started by quailstuff, Mar 5, 2016.

  1. quailstuff

    quailstuff New Egg

    Mar 5, 2016
    Please help me I have a quail and she moves around like it hurts please help me fast[​IMG]
  2. cmobley

    cmobley Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2015
    saraland alabama
    Kinda hard to tell from the pic. She mighta flew up and bumped it on the coop top. Is she acting weird
  3. quailstuff

    quailstuff New Egg

    Mar 5, 2016
    Yah she is running around like its hurting her
  4. DK newbie

    DK newbie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2015
    If it is a bump without a hole and not just a featherless spot, it might be filled with pus. In that case, puncturing it with a scalpel or similar might be the way to go, to allow the pus to escape. If it feels like there is pus inside, I'd puncture it. But from the picture, it looks like a boinking injury or possibly over mating and I've never heard of either causing abscesses.
  5. Lobzi

    Lobzi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Might have a sinus infection
    I posted about operating on my little guy with a bump and got a pea sized tumor
    He healed nicely but still has sight issues
    Do a search for my post or search sinus infection in chickens on the Web that is where I got my info and help operating

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