HELP my chicken has a large lump on her back

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mandyloving, Jun 26, 2016.

  1. Mandyloving

    Mandyloving New Egg

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    My chicken has a large cone shaped scab on her back and I dont know what to do. Pl[​IMG]ease help.
     
  2. Chickensfan

    Chickensfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am pretty sure that is fowl pocks! It is a disease related to how we get chicken pocks.
     
  3. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Where is it located on her back?
    Is it near the tail, middle, neck?
    Is it her oil gland, if so, it looks like it's impacted. You may want to have your vet take a look at it.
     
  4. Chickensfan

    Chickensfan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with you.
     
  5. Mandyloving

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  6. Wyorp Rock

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    It doesn't look like it's where the oil gland it.
    It do not know what it is, can you take her to a vet?
     
  7. Mandyloving

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    It is on her left back bone in the middle.
     
  8. Mandyloving

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    Dont really have the money for it right now. I gotta try to find one that will see a chicken first.
     

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