Yellow lump on chicks beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Saris, Jan 7, 2016.

  1. Saris

    Saris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chick is active and seems fines. There are 9 other chicks that don't have this new bump. The chick didn't hatch with it and it maybe started growing about 2 days ago. We got a couple of new chickens that are in quarantine but they don't have any bumps or anything. They've had no contact directly with these chicks. The chick hatch 12/31/15

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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    It is probably nothing serious. I would check your feeder and waterer for any sharp edges where the beak could have been cut or scraped. Bumps on the beak can be fairly common and in different colors, and thought to be from injury or possibly from a virus that causes a wart. They tend to eventually fall off in most cases. Here are some similar cases:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/407306/please-look-3-chicks-w-growth-above-beak

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/839913/what-is-this-wart-on-my-lavender-orps-beak
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/494097/wart-like-growth-on-beak
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/246282/wart-or-growth-on-beak
     
  3. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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    It almost reminds me of the egg tooth I still am stumped
     

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