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Please help. Feather cyst possible in white pekin.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by danasducks, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. danasducks

    danasducks Just Hatched

    Aug 14, 2016
    Hello, I have 4 white pekin and 1 khaki campbell.
    One of my pekin I noticed a "hole" on the side of her neck about 2 weeks ago. When I checked it out I saw a what I would describe as a white hard (looked to me like a bone spur) fragment. I have been giving her terramyacin ointment topically as well as oral antibiotic. I shaved the area around the site so air could get to it. It is still not getting any better. There is a large cyst like lump and then a scab, which today I noticed was being pushed put more. I pulled on it and about an inch long hard thing came out. I pulled that apart and indeed it was feathers. No puss drainage. Any suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated! Unfortunately there are NO avian vets anywhere near me and every vetime I call does not no enough about ducks to see her. She is eating as normal, drinking and swimming. I'm new to this forum as well. Thanks in advanved!
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
  3. danasducks

    danasducks Just Hatched

    Aug 14, 2016
    Thank you!
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Miss Lydia (user name) on BYC is fantastic with ducks. If you pm her I'm sure she would be able to help you.
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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - Redsoxs have given you some great links - the duck peeps are a great bunch and I'm sure that someone there will be able to help you out.

    Best wishes and good luck
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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
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