Internal Laying, Ascites and EYP - *Very* Graphic Necropsy Pictures

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by casportpony, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Was looking for some pictures and found these. This is a hen that was walking like a penguin, breathing hard and she died while I was trying to drain the fluid.
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    -Kathy
     
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  2. redstar14

    redstar14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kinda've disturbing
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Very good pictures. The third picture looks like a cystic right oviduct, the equivalant of a large fluid -filled ovarian cyst. Very informative, but sorry for your loss.
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I found those while searching for some rooster hernia pictures. Those are really interesting, but I can't find them. [​IMG]

    -Kathy
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    For those interested, it's possible to detect internal laying by doing a cloacal exam. If she hadn't had so much fluid, an exam might have revealed the parts in picture #5. I know, 'cause I've had a few that I could feel before they died.

    -Kathy
     
  6. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    WOW !!!!!!!!!! Kathy, sorry about your poor hen. Looks like she was in a lot of pain.

    Excellent job on the necropsy. I have never seen that before. A great tutorial. Thanks for posting.
     
  7. flyballgirl

    flyballgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    What is the tomato looking thing? Our Polish has been having what looks like a red bubble come out of her bum when she poops and I don't know what it is. When she is done it goes back in. Any comments?? Thanks.
     
  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    The red thing you're seeing is probably a minor prolapse, the thing in the picture is an egg yolk. Keep an eye on it as they can get worse.

    -Kathy
     
  9. tatertot

    tatertot Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

    Great Pics!
     

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