Lump @ base of head

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Quad A, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. Quad A

    Quad A New Egg

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    We have 9 Partridge Rock chicks that are 5 wks old - 2 of these each have a lump @ the base of their head/neck and since this is our first time raising chicks we could use some help in ID'ing the problem/treatment. The lumps are approx 1 inch in diameter, flesh colored (not red or broken open) and are without feathers. The chicks themselves are acting fine - eating, drinking, pooping, not lethargic. Should they be quarantined from the other 7? [​IMG]
     
  2. gdrake_man

    gdrake_man Out Of The Brooder

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    Is the lump hard or soft?
     
  3. Quad A

    Quad A New Egg

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    The lumps are soft - the chicks don't appear to be in any discomfort when we touch them...
     

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