Large cyst or abscess on ankle

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Shandon, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. Shandon

    Shandon New Egg

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    Hello,

    I was working on a farm yesterday where there was a hen with, what appeared to be, a large (almost golf ball size) cyst or abscess on here ankle. She walked with quite a bad limp but otherwise looked well and seemed to be feeding well. I'd love to pass on some advice to the owners if anyone thinks this could be treated, to give her a better quality of life.

    Many thanks!

    S
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    It could be severely infected bumblefoot, cyst, tumor, or gout. A photo would help with the chickens age, what she is being fed etc...
     

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