Is this a tumor in the Galbladder? GRAPHIC PICS

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BooBear, May 21, 2011.

  1. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    Hope I am posting in the correct place. This has GRAPHIC PICS that may gross out viewers.

    While butchering a young 15 1/2 week old cockeral I pulled out an irregular shaped gall bladder and am not sure if we should be using this guy for food.
    The intestines are puffy too. I did not fast him for the full 24 hrs so some of this is digesting food?

    Could this be a tumor in the gall bladder? For the size bird (small) this thing took up the majority of his lower cavity. Instead of a round shape it is more oyster shaped and very hard. All the other organs looked healthy.

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    I put him in a ziplock bag in the fridge as we want to find out if anyone can tell us if this is healthy or not.
     
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    That dark red purplish thing? Thats the gizzard.
     
  3. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't see a gallbladder? should be greenish bag near the liver.
     
  4. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    Oh I thought it was the gall bladder. Yeah I am a noob. But is this normal?
    The last 2 cockerals I butched looked nothing like this.
     
  5. mrszlopez

    mrszlopez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you might have better luck with this is the meat bird section
     
  6. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a gizzard. Cut it open, clean the inside and deep fry. Deee-licious!! [​IMG]
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Doesn't look like you grossed anyone out.. [​IMG]
     
  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:x 2 with hot sauce:drool
     
  9. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    Then I must be the weird one. That thing had me worried. Thanks guys.
     
  10. chicken crazed 1o1

    chicken crazed 1o1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    gizzard [​IMG] I for some reason love the colour of gizzards
     
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