what's this lump?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickies, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Chickies

    Chickies Out Of The Brooder

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    ok, any insight? it's been there for maybe 2 weeks and started small then gets gradually bigger. she's acting fine and it doesn't seem to pain her, but it sure doesn't look good. sorry it's not a very big picture
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  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    The pic doens't show up, but if it's on the chicken's chest, it's the crop. That's a type of "holding tank" for their food before it heads to the gizzard, where it's ground up for digesting.
     
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  3. Chickies

    Chickies Out Of The Brooder

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    the lump is on her head above her eye, it's like a little marble is under her skin. i'll try the pic again
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  4. JupiterFarmer

    JupiterFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a chick that has a growth like that too! I hope someone knows what it is
     
  5. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    is it a sikie?
     
  6. Chickies

    Chickies Out Of The Brooder

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    mine is not a silkie...don't know what she is.
     
  7. Chickies

    Chickies Out Of The Brooder

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    any guesses? anyone?
     

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