Help! My chicken has a lump under her beak!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HappyClucker7, Aug 14, 2019 at 1:16 PM.

  1. HappyClucker7

    HappyClucker7 Songster

    Apr 28, 2016
    Hey everyone!
    So, one of my BRs has developed a small lump under her beak. It's flesh colored and seems to be in an oval shape. I noticed it yesterday and it was about a 1/4 inch long, and has not seemed to have grown since then. It starts about where her mouth starts, and then continues towards the tip of her beak.

    She is still eating and drinking normally.

    I will try to get a photo but she is very skittish and it is hard to get close to her.

    Any help is greatly appreciated.
  2. azygous

    azygous Crossing the Road

    Dec 11, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
    Anything but a closeup photo is useless, and to get a closeup, you will need to have someone hold the hen.
  3. ShannonR

    ShannonR Crowing

    Sep 17, 2015
    It's possible that a sticker or sliver or something sharp got stuck in the mouth and is effecting the beak. But this is a wild shot in the dark, without any pics or details to go on. Catch that bird, give us some close up photos, and look inside her mouth, to start with.
    azygous likes this.

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