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Ingrown Feathers

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Knittycat, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. Knittycat

    Knittycat Songster

    Feb 25, 2011
    Bay City, TX
    I've got a chook with a bare butt due to some feather picking (only half my chooks have tails at this point). I noticed that she had a lump on her rump as her fluff grew back in. When I finally got ahold of her, I found a pustule. [​IMG] So I lanced it and pulled out a wad of feather and some clear fluid. I pulled out another feather that was threatening to develop into the same thing. Can I prevent this from happening in the future?

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