Wart on chicken? Got a picture, please help! :0

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickiyo, Jun 12, 2011.

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  1. chickiyo

    chickiyo Out Of The Brooder

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    So I found a wart on my chicken, Akaky today...:/pretty confused as to what it might be. I only found one, and it isn't dark, it does have a couple freckles on it. Please help! I am kinda worried,[​IMG] I am a pretty new chicken owner.
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  2. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    That is an oil gland. [​IMG]
     
  3. chickiyo

    chickiyo Out Of The Brooder

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    An oil gland? What is that, how is it supposed to look like?
     
  4. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks normal to me...they use the oils from that gland to clean and care for their feathers. Watch how they preen and you'll see what I mean [​IMG]
     
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