What the Cluck is this? Pics.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TexasChickenLady, Oct 11, 2008.

  1. TexasChickenLady

    TexasChickenLady Out Of The Brooder

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    Jul 24, 2008
    Pampa, Texas
    Ok big nasty warm red thing on base of roos tail. I mushed at the base of it and bood and dark yellow liquid came out. Is it a ingrown feather or this oil gland I keep reading about?
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    Last edited: Oct 11, 2008
  2. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    You need to get a better picture. that ones all fuzzy cant see a thing but brown. :\\
     
  3. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    nevermind lol it was my comp. It looks like the oil gland but it shouldn't be all bloody.
     
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2008
  4. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    Yes, that is the oil gland. It should be the same as the skin color. I would clean it up and keep an eye on it to make sure there is no infection.
     

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