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Does anyone know what this is & what to do. It's really angry looking
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Does anyone know what this is & what to do. It's really angry looking

That's the Preen Gland - looks like a peck injury on top of that.

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Thank you. Do I need to do anything or just leave her?
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Thank you. Do I need to do anything or just leave her?

 

Sorry, should have offered next step.

 

Examine her closely, make sure no mites/lice.  Clean the wound - I would use hydrogen peroxide ( beta dyne and alcohol hurt) - or just water with a little soap -  Pat dry and spray with a liquid bandage - Bluekote or whatever you have on hand. Repeating and examining daily.  And keep a close watch to make sure it doesn't form an abscess or worsen.

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Ok great, thank you
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Not sure what that is...does it seem to be a wound? It looks like the Uropygial gland, located in the same area, which produces oils for preening. 

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