Pimple on chicken?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bglass, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. bglass

    bglass In the Brooder

    Jul 31, 2015
    Vilonia, Arkansas
    I found a big pimple on one of my rescued hen's lower back, just above the tail. For some reason it won't let me upload a picture. It's a bit white head, any idea on what it may be?

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Sounds like the oil gland to me. Type 'oil gland' in the search bar on the top of the page and do an on site search. It's a normal part of her anatomy - don't try to remove it.
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