Large neck growth

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chickenfan
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Large neck growth

Post by chickenfan » Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:53 pm

My lovely 7 year old Marans hen Grace has had a large growth near her crop like a tennis ball for over a year. She has remained very cheerful and well, but is now pulling out her feathers over the growth, which may be a little bigger, so I imagine it feels tight or uncomfortable in some way. I just wonder if anyone has had a similar problem and if so how things went and what they did about it.
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chrismahon
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Re: Large neck growth

Post by chrismahon » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:22 am

Sounds like some kind of tumour Chickenfan? Have you checked her for cankers? We had an Orpington with a growth in her throat and eventually she couldn't eat and struggled to breathe so had to be PTS. All you can do is keep a close eye on her to make sure she doesn't suffer unnecessarily.
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