not sure what this is. ???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicken Queen, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. chicken Queen

    chicken Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 chickens . ONE hen has this bump on her tail end. It looked as if it was molting . I picked her up to take the picture . She felt dry along with all the feathers and dandruff like . I thought it could be mites, but did not see anything moving. The other chickens are all ok. the coop is new. She is eating laying and all things chicken. Let me know if anyone has an idea as to what this can be.
     
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Any chance you're seeing the oil gland? 'Dandruff like' is normal in a molting bird - it's the sheathing breaking off of the developing feathers.
     
  3. dawg53

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    A pic would help.
     
  4. chicken Queen

    chicken Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry my picture did not come in . See if this works.
     
  5. chicken Queen

    chicken Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will work on getting my picture smaller I think that is the problem on not coming through on the post.
     
  6. chicken Queen

    chicken Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope this works for a picture
     
  7. chicken Queen

    chicken Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do i get to post a pic? Said I did not have permission to add an attachment. I have been on here before and add.
     

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