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My budgie has a hard lump on the right side of his chest. It's a little larger than a pea and is under the skin. I can move it around a little. He doesn't seem to be bothered by it. He is a flyer and gets good exercise. I know I probably have to take him to the vet. Does anyone know what it means if it's hard??
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Just got back. He thinks it's an abscess and gave me antibiotics to administer 2x a day. We'll keep an eye on it. If it gets worse he gave me a# to a specialist who works for the local zoo.
He didn't want to put a needle in it bc he didn't want to stress the bird any more. He said some birds don't even survive that. He's had birds die from it right in his office.

Anyway, Mush is happy and healthy and doesn't even know it's there. He's so happy to be home with his mate. I will monitor the lump and take further action if necessary. As of now all is well.
I will post if the antibiotics work.
Thanks everyone :)
 
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