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I have 2 hens with a growth on their comb. Can anyone tell me more about this. [IMG]
Edited by rbum - 10/9/15 at 4:04pm
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It's probably fowl pox, a virus carried by mosquitoes. It usually lasts about 2-3 weeks, and you can put some iodine on the spots. Here is some info:

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/avian-pox-how-to-treat-your-chickens-for-avian-pox

http://www.thepoultrysite.com/publications/6/diseases-of-poultry/195/fowl-pox/

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