Lump on my chickens face??!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BuffBuff123, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. BuffBuff123

    BuffBuff123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi
    I have a chicken, who has had a lump on her face for a while (about 2 months) and it is underneath her skin, it is soft, and it's between her eye and her beak. She is also 4 years old, and pure white. What could this be, she is eating drinking fine, and doesn't seem ill?
     
  2. Eggcessive

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    Can you post a picture? Some respiratory infections cause facial swelling from sinus infections.
     
  3. BuffBuff123

    BuffBuff123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm.. I will try to take one tomorrow
     
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    BuffBuff123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :)
     
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    BuffBuff123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a picture, what is this lump?
     
  6. BuffBuff123

    BuffBuff123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please help this is urgent, it is going into her eye :( !!
     
  7. Eggcessive

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    That looks to be a respiratory infection with sinus swelling. Get some Tylan 50 with 3 small syringes and needles. Give 1/2 ml of Tylan 50 in the under the skin in back of the neck or into the breast muscle for 3 days. Mycoplasma and coryza are 2 common diseases, though coryza usually has a bad odor. Does she have any bubbles in the eye, nasal secretions, wheezing or gurgles, or pus in the eye? Here is a list of chicken diseases to read: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     
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    No, nothing else at all
     
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    It is not mycoplasma they have all been treated for that
     
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    Mycoplasma is a chronic disease that can come back. Sometimes pus pockets will form around the eye, and need to be removed because they become solid masses. If you don't think it is that, then it may be a tumor or cyst. I would suggest you get a vet to look at it.
     

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