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Lump between ear and eye of 8week old speckled sussex

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kwharton, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. kwharton

    kwharton Out Of The Brooder

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    Just noticed it today I have 2-3 with the same lump each has it on just one eye. The pictures are from the chicken with the biggest lump. Any ideas of what it could be?
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!

    If you can try to re-post the photos we will be happy to take a look[​IMG]
     
  3. kwharton

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  4. kwharton

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    Sorry I don't know why the pictures wouldn't upload yesterday. The chickens with the lumps all are eating and acting normal I just don't know if I should be worried or not.
     
  5. kwharton

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    Any ideas?
     
  6. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It could be a several different things, respiratory/sinus infection, abscess, mites/lice in the ear, infection from insect bite or pecking.
    Has she shown any signs of coughing, sneezing, runny nose?
    Have you checked in the ear to see if there may be lice/mites?
    Insect bites can cause swelling/infection - mosquitoes=fowl pox.
    Any other "lumps" in the mouth?
    Is it only on one side or both?
     
  7. kwharton

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    The lump is on one side only I have two others with it to and it's only on one side on them also. No coughing, sneezing or runny noses. It's not painful so I don't think it's an abscess. I haven't looked in her mouth.
     
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  10. kwharton

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    You can see the bumps a little better in these pictures. I checked their ears and didn't see anything in them. Still eating and drinking normally.
     

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