Is This Cancer?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tlee1956, Oct 6, 2016.

  1. tlee1956

    tlee1956 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My white rock had these nasty looking hard bumps all over when we began to process him. He'd had one on his wing that wasn't responding to treatment so I was going to cut the wing off and use the rest of the meat. Not now! The more I plucked the more of these things I found. What are they? Anyone dealt with this before? I'm probably going to do a necropsy when I get a chance. He's in the freezer now.[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
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  2. carolinasculpture

    carolinasculpture Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have not seen this before! Hopefully someone will chime in with more info!
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Might be cutaneous Marek's.

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  4. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    This is one of mine:
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  6. tlee1956

    tlee1956 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If this is a form of Marek's should I be worried about my other chooks!?
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    How many others do you have and were any of them vaccinated?

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  8. tlee1956

    tlee1956 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got 40 now, but am pretty sure most weren't vaccinated. We just don't see Marek's here in our area. I'm in Idaho.
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Are all of them going to be processed?

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  10. tlee1956

    tlee1956 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No. What's left right now are layers.
     

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