Saw a weird bump on my barred rocks back *bad quality pics taken with a blueberry* -=(((

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by undine, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. undine

    undine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My barred rock jimmie was preening herself earlier, and i saw a weird bump that she was "preening". It is on he back by her tail feathers. It looked weird, and it has a little tiny growth of feather growing out of it. I felt it, it wasnt so hard, still kind of fleshy feeling, but with a little resistance since there is a feather growing out of there. I took pictures, but they arent the greatest
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  2. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    do chickens have an oil gland on their back like ducks do? i cant see the pic but thats what it sounds like your describing .
     
  3. dawg53

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    That is an oil gland, which is normal.
     
  4. undine

    undine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whats an oil gland doing back there o_o
     
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  7. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    hahahaha, its the only place he could reach
     

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