hen has bump

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by duckinnut, May 30, 2012.

  1. duckinnut

    duckinnut Songster

    Jul 18, 2010
    Marshfield, Ma.
    I got a 2 year old RSL that has this bump between her her tail and her cloaca and not sure what the heck it is. Could it be an ingrown feather, it feels warm but not hot. Its about an inch below her tail hump and a half above her cloaca and about the size of a hazelnut. Any ideas? See if I can get some pics. See is eating fine and drinking,not sure if she is laying. Gave her a warm bath and applied neosporin.
    Last edited: May 30, 2012
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    I have had a hen with an ingrown feather. My girl was dark, so the feather looked like a dark blue wart. I sliced it open and pulled a fully formed feather out from under the skin surface. I could see that mine was likely a feather through the skin.

    A pic would be helpful.

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