oil preen gland

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gootziecat, May 24, 2016.

  1. gootziecat

    gootziecat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen was viciously attacked by guineas last year and nearly died. The incident left her without feathers and her oil gland looking like this. Each side looks like a tiny, dirty cauliflower head. I see no actual oil gland that sticks up. Should these "cauliflowers" be cleaned? They aren't red/inflamed looking, more like hardened, dirty oil. Am I to assume correctly her glands were pecked open and have never covered back over?
    Thank you.
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    I hope that you can get some help with this. Have you tried treati for an infection? I have no experience with this, so hopefully others will chime in.
     

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