Pink bump on Male Button Quails beak

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  1. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anybody know what this is? We have only just noticed it. Is it from hitting his head for something? Thanks

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  2. Peep-Chicken

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    Is there anyway you could get a closer photo?
     
  3. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is it zoomed in
     
  4. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you know if it's painful to the quail?
     
  5. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He doesnt seem to be in pain but i cant really catch him to tell. He still acts like normal. Maybe it could have been when we introduced the girls 2 weeks ago, they attacked him so i separated one then put them back in and they were fine. Maybe it has only just popped up now?
     
  6. eHuman

    eHuman Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for that..... I'm still not sure what it is though???? I guess no-one else does either. Thanks for trying though.
     
  8. Coturnix Quail

    Coturnix Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the same exact problem with my females! Worst part is, its spreading over a month or two D: Keep him away from your other quails. I have coturnix and now 3 of mine have it! I dont know the case with yours, but how is he?
     
  9. Binki

    Binki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you google "pink lump above beak" it looks similar to abscesses on chickens, it looks infected to me :O
     
  10. BobDBirdDog

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    A burrowing mite or parasite. Maybe?

    try Ivermectin
     
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