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what should i do? lump under right ear

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by karajo, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. karajo

    karajo New Egg

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    our favorite chicken, charlie, has a lump under her right ear. i just noticed it this morning. she's acting fine but she sounds a little different then normal. i've been checking the forums and a suspect a sinus infection. it's round, solid but semi-firm, kind of like a small grape under the skin. i've read of people giving their chickens antibiotics. do they sell that over the counter? isn't that like contraband? what dosage should i give her?

    please look at my photo's of her. you'll see there is quite a difference between her right and left sides. thank you in advance.
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  2. StandardLover

    StandardLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a chicken named Charlie too! Sorry can't help with this one, good luck.[​IMG] So sorry to hear.
     
  3. cat1994

    cat1994 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Southeast MO
    i've read of people giving their chickens antibiotics. do they sell that over the counter?
    I get mine at my local feed store and I put it in their water or take her to the vets and get some there

    isn't that like contraband? umm no I don't think so ? what do you mean

    what dosage should i give her? It should tell you on the package or the vet will let you know

    Good luck and [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2011
  4. karajo

    karajo New Egg

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    cat1994 - i just meant, that i thought antibiotics were a controlled substance, needing a prescription not over the counter. thank you for your help.
     

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