my hen has a lump in her throat

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by thechooks22, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. thechooks22

    thechooks22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This morning when i was feeding my silver laced wyandotte i found that one of them is having trouble breathing so i picked her up and felt her neck and she had a lump in it ....We opened her mout[​IMG]h and shined a light down it to have a look (because it was up the top of her neck ..near where the very back of the tounge ) and there is a corn coloured thing at the enterance of her wund pipe ......we think it may be tonsilitis but not sure ...in the few seconds we had her mouth open i managed to get a photo ......does anyone know what it is ? Or how to cure it?
     
  2. Naunnie

    Naunnie Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. thechooks22

    thechooks22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thankyou ....i google it and we think the same thing ...i had never heard of a canker ....by the time i saw your message all the vet around us were closed so we couldnt buy any medicine for her so we will tre tomorrow
     
  4. thechooks22

    thechooks22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey ......she is better now but i have stilll kept her seperated from the other hens.........does anyone know how long i should leave her seperated for?
     
  5. rufusandsandra111

    rufusandsandra111 New Egg

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    Naunie, Thank you so much for this link on trichomonas. I have been treating a hen incorrectly! Thanks to you she is now on the mends! The pic in the chooks 22 posting you replied to looked exactly like my hen. Thank you again!!!!
     
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