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 Moderator Staff Member

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    Wow. Have no idea. Please let us know anything else you discover.
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    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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