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Weird tumor killed my chicken!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RonnieZ, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. RonnieZ

    RonnieZ In the Brooder

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    Hello everyone I hope you're all doing well. Well unfortunately, I had a black Turken chicken that is almost 2 years old that died today. She didn't have any medical issues or diseases at all. But yesterday I saw that she was not moving a lot. I thought that was all usual in the hot weather. Well this morning, I went to the coop to see her dead with 2 ball like tumors on her neck that have a blue colour. Can you please help me understand what happened to my chicken. I really don't want my flock to be in danger of some disease... Thank you.
     
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  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    I'm so sorry you lost your girl! :hugs
    I know it sounds gross but can you cut those lumps open to see what is inside them?
     
  3. ChemicalchiCkns

    ChemicalchiCkns Songster

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    It looks like a golf ballz! Though it is impossible she could have eaten those. Please check them out.
     
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  4. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Partially Enlightened

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    I'm sorry for your loss.
    Cut into them and see what's inside.
     
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  5. Eggcessive

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    Oddly, the green is probably bruising. It looks like the top one was pecked. Can you make sure the bottom one is not the crop? Are they soft, mushy, feel like air balloons, or firm? So sorry for your loss.
     
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  6. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Partially Enlightened

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    There is a thread that had a tumor that looked just like this.
    I'm digging for it now.
    It may take me a while but I'll find it.
    @casportpony do you know which one I'm talking about?
    The lady tried cleaning it for a week or two.
     
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  7. RonnieZ

    RonnieZ In the Brooder

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    Thank you all for your kind words.
    I actually cut throught them and some extremely bad smell got out of it. There were a lot of hellow stuff and a 10 cm worm like thing of white color was in there.
    I also realized that the black spot on the tumor was more like a penetration. I don't have any idea of what happened to her. I've never seen something like that before.
     
  8. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

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    Welcome to BYC, and sorry for your loss? Where do you live?
     
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  9. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

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    Can you post pictures of the tumors cut open?
     
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  10. RonnieZ

    RonnieZ In the Brooder

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    Thank you.
    I live in Lebanon.
     
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