Urgent help needed.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gladedge, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. gladedge

    gladedge New Egg

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    Hi all, I am new on the site. I have a light sussex hen she is about 2 and bit years old. She has been walking a bit funny for a few weeks, when walking she lifts one leg high. We have now seperated her from the flock and today we have found a massive hard lump between her legs. She is eating and drinking fine her poop is very runny and watery. She can hardly stand and looks more like a penguin.
     
  2. Firefighter Chick

    Firefighter Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does she have an egg stuck?
     
  3. gladedge

    gladedge New Egg

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    I don't think she has an egg stuck, The lump is between her legs and is very hard.
     
  4. Animalian

    Animalian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard about air pockets under the skin... not sure what to do with it though. Maybe someone will come on with some more info
     
  5. gladedge

    gladedge New Egg

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    The lumps seems to be a blueish in colour. It doesn't feel like a growth nor does it seem to be eggs stuck more like something in the cavity that is putting immense pressure on her skin.
     
  6. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    Have you tried lancing it? If you could post a picture it might help us to help you. I would use a sharp knife/razor/scalpel and make a very small cut, or even just stick a needle into the mass and see if anything drains.
     

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