Lump in throat Help please!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TnChickHen, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. TnChickHen

    TnChickHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    While I went out to round up the chickens for feeding time, I noticed that our light brahma girl has a lump on her neck. on the left side. I can't really take a picture of it, as it is covered by feathers, but it is hard, and warm to the touch. What can I do? What do you think this may be??? It's not in her crop area, in fact her crop area is empty. She seems weak. I need help asap before I lose her....

    Here's a picture, the best I could get ....


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  2. TnChickHen

    TnChickHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anybody???
     
  3. carrlr

    carrlr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So does it look like a growth, or something in her throat?
     
  4. TnChickHen

    TnChickHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here is a picture of it under the feathers. Had to wait on my 4 year old to get home so I could get a better picture of it.

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  5. BamaSilkies

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    From the pic looks like there are scabs on it. Are there?
     
  6. TnChickHen

    TnChickHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, it's just raised and yellowish. It has a bit of oozing, from where the feathers sit, but nothing else.
     
  7. BamaSilkies

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    Sounds like it is infected. I would put her on antibiotics both oral and on the skin.
     
  8. TnChickHen

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    what type of topical antibiotics can i use? I'm stuck in the house with no vehicle....
     
  9. BamaSilkies

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    Neosporin is good.
     
  10. BamaSilkies

    BamaSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would also cut the feathers out around the area if you can.
     

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