Swelling above vent

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Swelling above vent

Post by Colleen Kinzie » Thu Sep 02, 2021 3:04 pm

Hi. Does anyone know what this could be
It is on top of upper vent area
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Re: Swelling above vent

Post by Killerbunny » Thu Sep 02, 2021 3:16 pm

Is it an infection of the preen gland? Can't really tell what's what.
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Re: Swelling above vent

Post by Colleen Kinzie » Thu Sep 02, 2021 3:27 pm

@Killerbunny
How would you treat that?
Also it is below her tail not above

She’s a young hen and hasn’t started to lay yet
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Re: Swelling above vent

Post by Killerbunny » Thu Sep 02, 2021 5:20 pm

OK so not the preen gland. SOrry I don't know then.
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Re: Swelling above vent

Post by WLLady » Mon Sep 06, 2021 9:57 am

If its not an infected oil gland then its likely a tumour. Is it hard or does it feel like solid tissue? Or does it feel like a water balloon inside?
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Re: Swelling above vent

Post by Colleen Kinzie » Tue Sep 07, 2021 4:32 am

She didn’t make it 😢
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Re: Swelling above vent

Post by Killerbunny » Tue Sep 07, 2021 5:06 am

Oh sorry I couldn't help.
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Re: Swelling above vent

Post by WLLady » Tue Sep 07, 2021 10:25 pm

Sorry to hear. Its always sad when we cant do anything....
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