What's that growth on your face?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by thewildbunch, Feb 18, 2015.

  1. thewildbunch

    thewildbunch Out Of The Brooder

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    Can't say for sure when this appeared, but we noticed it for the first time this morning, and we are out with our flock 3-4 times a day. This is on a 3 year old "easter egger" and she seems to be healthy in every other way. If anyone can give us some insight, (what it is, how to treat it, how to prevent it) [​IMG]

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    we'd sure appreciate it.
     
  2. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    Is it on both sides of her head?
     
  3. thewildbunch

    thewildbunch Out Of The Brooder

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    No - just on the left side
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please post photo at "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures, thread." Is it a hard lump, soft, moveable? Does it hurt her if you touch it.?
     
  5. thewildbunch

    thewildbunch Out Of The Brooder

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    I started another thread in the "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures" section - thank you for that advice. It seems fairly soft to the touch and she did not show any discomfort when we did so. Not sure about moveable...i will check that when i get home tonight.
     
  6. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Good luck with your EE I hope you find out what the problem is with her from the experts over in the emergencies injuries cure section of the forum. I'm sure the experts over ther will be able to help you.

    Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.

    I'm sorry to hear about your hen! I hope the Emergencies people can help you identify the lump. My first guess would be an ear infection of some sort.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"

    Sorry about your hen! [​IMG]It looks to me like she has some sort of ear infection (which would need antibiotic treatment).
     
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2015
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  10. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC!!

    That looks like her earlobe is swollen. She may have poked it and has an infection. I hope someone can help you in the emergency section.
     

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