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Swollen head

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Andreaviolet, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. Andreaviolet

    Andreaviolet Hatching

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    My 18 week old Lavender Orpingtons head is swollen. It has been like this for about 4 days. She is one of our 8 backyard chickens and she is the only one with a swollen head and face. Apart from how she looks, everything else about her is normal. The swelling is symmetrical and there is no evidence of injury. Any ideas? Thanks [​IMG]
     

  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Quote:Could she have gotten stung by a bee or bitten by a spider?
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Could be a respiratory disease, here's a link. You can scroll through them and read the type of disease that might best fit the symptom.
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     
  4. Andreaviolet

    Andreaviolet Hatching

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    Thank-you for your help [​IMG]
     

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