Spider Bite?

StarScreamers

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One of my young chicken been bit. (pic attached) 5 swollen lumps along the neck. And a 2 swollen lumps around the chest/armpit area. Any idea how to treat? He is acting fine, eating and drinking. Still active. Black scab with every lump, I am assuming bite marks, spider. Here in CA only spider we worry about are black widows.
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StarScreamers

In the Brooder
Jan 2, 2020
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I pulled a few feathers out to get a clear view. The lumps developed in 2 days at most. Felt like overnight. I remember moving him, and there wasn't any lump visible. A day later the feather looked funky so I grabbed him to see what was going on. That's when I noticed all the lumps. It happened very quick. That's why I think it's a spider bite.

It does look like feather cysts. (from google)
 

Wyorp Rock

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Feathers are broken. I would pick one lump and work on it to see if I would work out impacted feathers.
Seeking vet care for that many would be best.

He may have more going on, but hard to know.
 

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