my chicken has a red swollen thing between its legs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jonjoka, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. jonjoka

    jonjoka Out Of The Brooder

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    My chicken is an adult, laid eggs, she has a large swollen lump between her legs, below her back hole. She acts normal, eats well but I notice its getting big and she can't walk very well now. If you know anything that I can give her, I would appreciate it. I tried to attach an image but I couldn't. Please help. OH i forgot to say that I'm quite sure she is not egg bound. I massaged her, felt it but didn't feel an egg.
     
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2008
  2. IloveTravis

    IloveTravis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could she be eggbound, perhapse? Maybe the lump is the egg stuck inside her.
    I hope she's okay [​IMG]
     
  3. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    I would initially say eggbound too...or maybe a mass of some sort....keep a close eye on her..

    Is the mass in her, or are you seeing it on the outside??
     
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  4. jonjoka

    jonjoka Out Of The Brooder

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    the mass is protruding outside. It looks like something is swelling inside. Thanks
     
  5. Jenski

    Jenski Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2008
    Middle Tennessee
    Are you able to post a pic?
     
  6. sammi

    sammi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    could it be a prolapse?
     
  7. sammi

    sammi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    to post a pic, you need to first post it in photobucket, I think..then enter it here.
     

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