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Please help my hen has a massive lump on her face?!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tuckermichelle, Aug 26, 2015.

  1. tuckermichelle

    tuckermichelle New Egg

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    [​IMG] please help my hen just started getting this huge, hard, red, angry mass, which is closing her eye and prevent her mouth from shutting l the way...she is active eating, drinking, good stool, and not breathing any differently. No discharge from nose or wound...please anyone know what I should do..my vet said it was to dangerous to put her under to remove...
     
  2. islafarm

    islafarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi @tuckermichelle

    sorry I can't help you with your hen, your post is sliding down the table of new posts and may not be seen so quickly in the New Member Intros, please try posting in the Emergency forum if you haven't already. Good luck with your girl!
     
  3. chickens r life

    chickens r life Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, you should defiantly post this under diseases/injuries/etc... Good luck
     
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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  6. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

    Were you able to get some input on what is going on with your hen and what to do about it? I'm no expert, I just hate seeing animals suffer.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think you need a different vet. Did he at least say what he thought it was?
     
  8. Maggbee

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    Hello! My 6 yrs old Buff Orpington has a similar lump right at the apex of the her beak and cheek. I took her to Avian Vet Specialist who took punch biopsies and X-rays. The tumor is cancerous
    unfortunately and cannot be removed. I did spend 900.00 and change to get this diagnosis. Blahhh.....and now, that the vet has messed with it..it look worse than ever...She still seems happy and content, and so far it doesn't interfere with her eating or drinking. I don't know if I did the right thing by taking her to the specialist....
    Just be prepared for HUGE expenses if u take her in to see a Vet. I can send pics if u want....
     

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