just picked hard, compacted mass out of hens nostril-Update on post 11

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Msbear, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    Great News!! My hen does not have Canker. I did some more digging and found it to be a bit rare in chickens and did more digging and found this article after seeing an old post on here.

    Here's the article about plugged nares
    http://www.browneggblueegg.com/Article.html Click on "Plugged Nare (Nostril)" on the left-hand column.

    This is exactly what I pulled out of my hen's nose and there are no other sores in her mouth, ears, etc.

    so, thank heavens... no "incurable disease" [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2009
  2. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    Hallelujah!!! This is why I am an advocaat of not just going on ONE article or resource but to continue searching until you can find nothing else of relevance!
     
  3. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    Thank you, Jesus! [​IMG] I love these birds and was really worried. Now, the article does not say how this is caused but apparently plenty of time steaming and picking will take care of it. [​IMG]

    I put ACV in the water to help loosen and will steam her again tomorrow.
     
  4. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Awesome! I am so glad that you found out what the problem is/was and that the hen will be okie dokie.

    I hate it when you cannot find out what is wrong and cannot help them. This is great news...yay Hen!
     
  5. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    Yeah, every time I tell the story to a new person, they are like what? The internet is awesome.
     
  6. I dug one of those out of my bantam houdan's nostril the other day--know what causes it??
     

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