Soft bubble-like spot on full grown ducks Bill

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by thedoors5to1, Oct 10, 2009.

  1. thedoors5to1

    thedoors5to1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 12, 2009
    my grey runner has developed a soft bubble-like spot on her beak, its almost like a blister and the first and only time i touched it she pulled away from me which is not normal... my only explaination for this is possibly an infection under the bill? possibly from when she was in a tiff with one of my dogs... she was my only duck who hatched this year and grew up thinking she was human and dog. often she chases my dogs and if she doesnt stop pecking my dog usually gives her a nip.
    she has no phsyical cuts and or injuries on her, or her beak. when she had been bit, there was a minor cut to her beak, i cleaned it out and applied bacitracin to it daily. its healed fine and there are no physical scars from it, but further down towards the end of her bill is the bubble on one side..
    any thoughts on this would be greatly appreciated, as i've never seen this or heard of it.. thanks
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2009
  2. The Chickens' Maid

    The Chickens' Maid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
  3. thedoors5to1

    thedoors5to1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 12, 2009
    anyone please? i tried searching google, not much came up but a few pages i didnt feel were really reliable. it said a soft bubble on the beak meant a cold had developed and caused the beak to do that. it requires to be drained.. but its not as big as it was.

    either way im calling my vet tommorow. but if anyone could just let me know! thanks
  4. ladycroft

    ladycroft New Egg

    Jun 2, 2012
    Hey, Did you ever figure out what is was??? I goggled that today because i noticed my Pekin had it in two spots, what causes it? What is it? how do I treat it??

  5. wendeld

    wendeld Out Of The Brooder

    May 16, 2013
    fort st john bc
    I just saw this on one of my full grown khaki ducks too have you done anything to treat it has it gone away?
  6. mflowers

    mflowers Out Of The Brooder

    May 1, 2014
    Any updates? My pekin has it. Almost feels like a blister, soft, and has a greenish color under...

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