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Roo with abscess!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Louise Waffles, Feb 1, 2017.

  1. Louise Waffles

    Louise Waffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a roo that got an injury on his wattle. This grew into a nasty infection. Unfortunately, we were all ill ourselves and didn't catch it in time. His wattles were insanely swollen, and there is a hard lump between them under his chin. I put him on Pennchlor 64 (it's been 10 days), and the infection did go down quite a bit, but the solid mass has me concerned. I'm assuming it needs to be cut out, which I am afraid to do. My concerns are about pain management, and aftercare. Does anyone have any experience with this?
     
  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!

    Can you take a picture?You may have to cut it.
     
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  3. Louise Waffles

    Louise Waffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Louise Waffles

    Louise Waffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, yea, apparently not. Photo is not embedding. Not sure why.
     
  5. Louise Waffles

    Louise Waffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure why I can't get a photo on here. I'll keep trying.
     
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    Louise Waffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Louise Waffles

    Louise Waffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the poor roo's abscess. Any advice?
     
  8. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you take him to a vet?
     
  9. Louise Waffles

    Louise Waffles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm waiting for the vet to get back to me. I'm pretty sure I can't afford it though. :(
     
  10. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try making a small tiny cut on his wattle with a scalpel ect and squeeze his wattle.If blood comes out stop if pus comes out continue to squeeze the rest out.
     

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