tumor on chicks neck

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by vickiekitt, Mar 23, 2017.

  1. vickiekitt

    vickiekitt Just Hatched

    Feb 20, 2017
    Hi I,m a newbie chicken lover. I got 6 chicks about 2 weeks ago and one of them has developed a growth on the side of her neck. its big enough to keep her head sideways. She is eating and drinking ok, but she is not as active as the other chicks. I don,t want t to destroy her if I don,t have too. Any suggestions for me?
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Are you sure it's not just the crop?
  3. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas, vickiekitt, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Hope it's just the bird's crop and nothing more. Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under vickiekitt [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope the folks on the ER Forum are able to help out and that it turns out OK.

    I also hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you ‘Find your State’s thread.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]

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