What is this growth on my chick?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by phoenixchick, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. phoenixchick

    phoenixchick New Egg

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    This featherless growth appeared on my chick about a week ago. She's 3 1/2 weeks old now. I think she's a golden laced wyandotte. The lump is soft and slightly squishy. It's increased in size about 50-75% in the past week. She's also the the smallest of my 7 chicks (all born the same day, but different breeds).

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    Does anyone know what it could be or if it's life threatening?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm sorry you never got an answer to this! Did I get any worse or did it clear up?
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Welcome to BYC phoenixchick. Could it be a peck wound that has become abscessed? Cysts are also common in chickens. Hopefully it will resoves on it's own. How is the chick doing now?
     

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