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Large tumor like growth on my hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by calliepax, Sep 20, 2015.

  1. calliepax

    calliepax Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen has this huge tumor like mass on the right underside of her abdomen. I have drained it once and was able to get some light yellowish fluid out but it did not get much smaller at all and it was very hard. Does anyone have a clue what this could be or how to treat her?
     
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  2. calliepax

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    Does anyone have a clue?
     
  3. Chicken Helper

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    Hm I dont know but I suggest to go to a vet,they will know what to do.if you want her to live,you might have to pay for it.
     
  4. Chewbagawk

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    Could she possibly be egg bound?
     
  5. calliepax

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    Thank you
     
  6. calliepax

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    I do not believe she's egg bound, she has been like this for a couple weeks. She eats and drinks with no problem. She even chases bugs, she hops on one leg, but she will chase them. She will stand on both legs, but usually hops wherever she goes.
     
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    Thank you.
     
  8. tinasfinest

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    I need help. Just got this hen from auction and she has this mass. I seen it when i bought her in cage with 3 other hens. They came as group. Was hoping maybe egg bound. I inserted finger and mass doesnt seem like it is from her vent. Had my finger a couple inches and could feel another hole inside but disnt know if i should go that far in. What is th[​IMG]is? Egg nound or tumor.
     
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  10. Eggcessive

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    Do you know if she was vaccinated for Mareks disease? Tumors can be common in chickens, but especially if they have Mareks disease or avian leukosis.
     

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