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Possible cyst on my easter egger

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Routhfamilyfarm, Dec 30, 2015.

  1. Routhfamilyfarm

    Routhfamilyfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    I have an Easter Egger that has developed a large and what seems to be a liquid filled cyst just above her breast at the base of her neck. I'm sure what it is? My first insincere is to drain it, but I definitely don't want to make it worse. It's been there about a week and a half. It doesn't seem to be affecting her at all. She's still active, eating and drinking, foraging etc. Any ideas on what it could be and what I should do?
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Can you post a picture of it?

    -Kathy
     
  3. Routhfamilyfarm

    Routhfamilyfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Routhfamilyfarm Out Of The Brooder

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  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    That looks like an overfull crop. I'd isolate her and withhold food for at least 12 hours for observation. If the crop reduces in size, she's probably just a piggy eater. If there is no change, I would suspect either sour crop or impacted crop.
     
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  6. Routhfamilyfarm

    Routhfamilyfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry for the delayed response, have you seen anything like this?
     
  7. Routhfamilyfarm

    Routhfamilyfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you:) she does this weird movement with her neck. She stretches it out and shifts it from side to side?
     
  8. ryanhodapp

    ryanhodapp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So what happened? I have a bird with cyst now.
     

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