An infected shaft of a feather?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by emmylou6847, Mar 30, 2018.

  1. emmylou6847

    emmylou6847 In the Brooder

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    IMG_4275.JPG IMG_4274.JPG Not the best pictures but I was solo! Haha she is currently molting and about 2yrs of age -
     
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  2. Chickassan

    Chickassan Wattle Fondler

    Is that on her back kinda above her tail? If so that's her oil gland.:)
     
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  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the word

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    That looks like the preening gland. Is this at the back above and in front of the tail? If so, they use this gland by rubbing their faces and beak on it, then preen their feathers to keep them in good shape. :)
     
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  4. emmylou6847

    emmylou6847 In the Brooder

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    It sure is!! Learning as I go thank you !
     
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  5. emmylou6847

    emmylou6847 In the Brooder

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    This is the location , thank you learn something new everyday
     
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