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uropygial gland problem

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by FluffyFlockLove, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. FluffyFlockLove

    FluffyFlockLove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silkie sadly needed a bath to day. Well I was blow drying him after I discovered that there was something wrong with his Preening Gland. My rooster is only a year old. Anyone ever encounter this on their chickens? What is wrong with it and what can I do to help him?
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  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Can you take him to a vet?

    It looks like it may be infected or impacted, so your vet may need to give you antibiotics to help clear it up
     
  3. TattooedChicks

    TattooedChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2 Just from vet experience on other animals, that screams infection.
     

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