hen with swollen neck

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wildchickens, May 14, 2009.

  1. wildchickens

    wildchickens New Egg

    May 14, 2009
    I don't raise chickens but 4 wild chickens have lived in my yard/trees for years (in Florida). There are 3 roosters and one small white hen and they are all 10-12 years old . The hen has recently developed a very swollen neck on one side and seems to jut her breast out such that her head is cocked to the side. She is able to eat and drink and acts normal other than shaking her head some and looking somewhat lopsided. Could it be a tumor? Thanks!
  2. Polish Chickens

    Polish Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2009
    [​IMG] from Houston
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:[​IMG] wildschickens, from Washington

    Glad your here. The swollen neck could just be a full crop.

  4. wildchickens

    wildchickens New Egg

    May 14, 2009
    Thanks for the welcomes! I hate to admit I know very little about chickens...not sure what to do about a full crop...or really what it is..will keep reading!!!
  5. gpamela3499

    gpamela3499 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Near San Fran Ca
    Go to the diseases thread for the best info.
    I would like to welcome you from California.
  6. LilbitChicken

    LilbitChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2009
    [​IMG] from S. AZ!
    I can't answer that question, but I'm sure another thread can![​IMG]
  7. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  8. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida.

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