Please help! Is this canker?

chicken4prez

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A few weeks ago I posted a thread about my one of my hens who had foam in her mouth. Is disappeared the next day but just this morning I looked inside her mouth and saw this yellow gross stuff growing in her mouth! In was going down her throat and on the sides of her mouth. She's 7 years old and I don't expect her to live much longer but I don't want her to be in pain or be uncomfortable. We gave her water with ACV because she was really thirsty. She's talking fine but she's acting a bit slower than she used to.

I read that this might be canker? What can I do?
 

coach723

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Sounds like it could be canker. Try to find some pictures on-line and see if that looks like what you have.
Here is one post with info : https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/canker-infection-in-chickens.164633/
I've never had to treat for it so can only refer you to info. Recommended treatments at various sites are copper sulfate, metronidazole, and flagyral.
A couple more links: https://www.pets4homes.co.uk/pet-advice/how-to-treat-canker-in-poultry.html
https://sites.google.com/a/poultrypedia.com/poultrypedia/medicine-chart
I don't know what is easiest available where you are. You can get metronidazole on line as a fish medication (fish zole).
 

chicken4prez

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Sounds like it could be canker. Try to find some pictures on-line and see if that looks like what you have.
Here is one post with info : https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/canker-infection-in-chickens.164633/
I've never had to treat for it so can only refer you to info. Recommended treatments at various sites are copper sulfate, metronidazole, and flagyral.
A couple more links: https://www.pets4homes.co.uk/pet-advice/how-to-treat-canker-in-poultry.html
https://sites.google.com/a/poultrypedia.com/poultrypedia/medicine-chart
I don't know what is easiest available where you are. You can get metronidazole on line as a fish medication (fish zole).
Okay thanks so much. I'm going to try to get the things I need today.
 

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