strange elongated lump on the back with picture. Please advice.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Violet1980, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. Violet1980

    Violet1980 New Egg

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    Hi all, today, I found an abnormal spot just above my hen's bum underneath her wings.
    This is the chook that had a problem with an eye infection and many had thought that she had the wet/fowl pox.
    She is still active and hasn't lost her appetite despite all the ordeals she had to go through recently.
    I don't know whether you can see it easily in the picture but it looks like an elongated (dog's) nipple or something...
    It's unusually thin and long and I have no idea what it is.
    Should I be worried? Thanks!

    P.S. To give you an update on her eye, the infection had fallen out of her eye while I was cleaning it today and is looking much better now. She seems to be relived as well. The antibiotic ointment I have been using is called Terramycine. Thank you all once again for your kind advice. :)

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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    That looks like her oil gland. Normal. They usually turn around and peck it to preen themselves.
     
  3. Violet1980

    Violet1980 New Egg

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    oh, that's good to know.
    Thanks again Eggcessive! :)
     
  4. Miss Henny

    Miss Henny Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey,
    Can u post a picture of your hens eye? Just wanna see how she is going
     

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