Lump on Chicken's Back

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tsickum, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. Tsickum

    Tsickum In the Brooder

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    Hi all, noticed today one of my girls was pecking at something at the base of her spine... it's about a cm long and looks like a nipple! There were little yellow spots on the end. She's very happy in herself and it's small, just wondering if it's a common thing to see.

    TIA!
     
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  2. Anaray

    Anaray Songster

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    That is most likely her preen gland and nothing to worry about. :) You can google pictures to compare.
     
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  3. Tsickum

    Tsickum In the Brooder

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    You're right, thank you for that! Never heard of it before. :thumbsup
     
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  4. Shadrach

    Shadrach Roosterist

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    Hello Tsickum.
    Welcome to BYC.
    I agree with @Anaray
     

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