what is wrong with my rooster?!?! with pictures

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mochic, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. mochic

    mochic Out Of The Brooder

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    My roo has a large hard limp on the side of his neck-- it doesn't seem to be bothering him but its concerning-- he has had it for a few months. He is 9 months old-- I didn't think much of it until I saw another rooster and he didn't have it. Yes- im new to chickens.
     
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    Does it look like where the crop would be?-- I thought it was down further then where my roos limp is but I don't know.......
     
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    he has never had a injury and I have had him since he was 3 days old
     
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    Is it hard or squishy? Does it seem to bother him? It does look odd but it is in the right area to be a lopsided crop. If it's hard than it's not the crop, it's something growing like a cist but if it doesn't bother him he could be fine with it. If it's squishy his crop could be just out of place. A livestock vet would know for sure..... I do hope he's ok, he's a handsome little thing! Susie Q
     
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    HI, thanks! He is the sweetest roo and takes such good care of my hens. The area is very hard.
     
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    Can you feel any grains inside the hard part, kind of like a bean bag or hackysack? Does it feel solid like a tumor? He is handsome.
     

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