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Rooster's Wattle Swollen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by crystal1957, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. crystal1957

    crystal1957 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 5 month old RIR rooster had beautiful wattles--but noticed a few days ago one wattle was shorter, seemed shriveled and bunched up. He is so friendly, so today I picked him up and brought him in the house so I could see better with the kitchen lights.

    The wattle has a large hard lump inside, and the wattle is shriveled up around it.

    What is it and what should I do? Afraid to lance it, don't want him to bleed to death. He is perfectly fine otherwise. Did something bite him--spider, snake, etc.? Has anyone else experienced this? Is it cancer? Sorry I just don't know.

    Thanks,
    Sue
     
  2. crystal1957

    crystal1957 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any ideas folks?
     

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