hen help?!?!?!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ducclelover04, Oct 7, 2015.

  1. ducclelover04

    ducclelover04 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] I found this on my hens head and I got it off please help?!?!? What are the wite things?!?! If she gonna be okay? Help please!!!
     
  2. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How big is that? Is it something alive?
     
  3. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Hey there ducclelover04

    Like Hholly I have questions and sadly, not an answer; never seen anything like it.

    Where was it on her head? When you say “I got it off” did it come off easily or did you have to use force to pull it off or cut it off?

    Was the large end which we can see what was attached to the chicken? If so, the white bits could be fatty deposits.

    Or is/was it alive and the white bits were what it was using to hang onto the chicken?

    Any chance we can get a couple more pictures from different angles and something next to it so that we can gauge it’s size?

    Is that the only one she had on her or are there more?

    Edited to add one more question, sorry: When you removed it, did she bleed and/or does she now have a wound?
     
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  4. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have no idea what that is but I am just waiting for someone to say what it is... [​IMG] Just curious.
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    That is really strange [​IMG] You might want to post photos at "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures" thread. Are the white things some kind of eggs?
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Have you tried looking at it with a magnifier to see if it moves? [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. PerfectPlumage

    PerfectPlumage Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am avoiding that picture now.. So creepy. [​IMG] What if they start to latch onto humans? [​IMG]
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  9. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you having any luck figuring out what that creepy looking thing is?
     
  10. steven29128

    steven29128 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never seen anything like it. I hope someone knows...
    Welcome to Back Yard Chickens ! [​IMG]
     

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