Strange Growth below ducklings preen gland

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by guineaMaster, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. guineaMaster

    guineaMaster New Egg

    Apr 11, 2015
    Hi there,
    today I noticed that one of my week old indian runner ducklings has an abnormal, ball shaped growth just below its preen gland. Strangely, the growth looks like it has an oil gland on it as well. It isn't causing the duckling any pain, but looks really weird.

    Has anyone ever experienced this problem and if so, know what to do?
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    You may want to post on the duck forum as well for more advice.
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2016

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