Now this is really odd...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Terri O, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. Terri O

    Terri O Chillin' With My Peeps

    I went in the coop and my silkieX was sitting with her eyes half shut. I picked her up and noticed that she had swelling on either side of her neck right under her beak. I started moving it around and then could see something in her mouth. IT looked like the stuff that is in the body when you do a necropsy and the bird was an internal layer! I worked it up and out of her mouth and had 2 marble sized lumps and another smaller one. IT didnt really stink...there was a little blood and I though I had lost her cause her head was kind of lolling to the side. I set her down and dribbled a little water into her beak and she perked up and then went and started eating scratch like nothing was wrong! I am wondering how she will be tomorrow! Has anyone ever had this happen? Any ideas if a reabsorbed yolk could come out like that? It idd not come up from the crop--that was completely empty and why she was probably so lethargic.
    Thanks! Terri O--who always seems to have "the weird stuff" happening....
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Wow. Have no idea. Please let us know anything else you discover.
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Do a search on "canker" and see if that is what it looked like.
  4. Terri O

    Terri O Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sourland...the stuff that came out was much larger...and no sores on the outside of her mouth or inside either as far down as I could see. It seemed to come up from way deep in her throat and the balls of stuff were very smooth on the edges and the size of marbles. I will try to get some pics when I get home from work...Terri O--thanks!

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