silkie chick with bump under eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lncrane08, Apr 10, 2017.

  1. lncrane08

    lncrane08 New Egg

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    [​IMG]I am a longtime chicken raiser, but first time silkie mama! New breed for me. I acquired this chick from friend of friend and it looks like it has a huge bump under it's eye beneath the skin. Is this normal for this breed? Or is it a tumor? Should I take it to local vet? Thanks! [​IMG]
     
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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    How does it feel--soft or firm? It could be a sinus infection with pus underneath, or it could be a tumor. Does she have any other symptoms that could be signs of a respiratory infection, such as watery or foamy eyes, nasal drainage, gasping, or sneezing?
     
  3. lncrane08

    lncrane08 New Egg

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    No sneezing or runny eyes. And it's hard lump but moves if I touch it, if that makes sense[​IMG] two of them have it from their hatch.
     

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