Abnormal growths on comb and eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by drgs, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. drgs

    drgs New Egg

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    Anyone seen this before? This is my 3-year old Blue Ameraucana. This has sprung up over the week. She seems normal otherwise, healthy eating, active, etc. none of our other girls are showing the same issues. I'm so worried these will conflict her vision or health in ways I can't see. Thanks for any input.
     
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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  3. drgs

    drgs New Egg

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    Thank you, BantamLover21. After a little research, I agree with you. Hopefully these pox will stay the dry form and be short-lived.
     
  4. MelissaTXRn

    MelissaTXRn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like it may be fowl pox
     
  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Those pox lesions are in your chicken's eyes, so I would also look inside the beak and down the throat for any yellow patches on the tongue and elsewhere. That would be wet pox, and is very dangerous for causing respiratory distress. Even though fowl pox is a virus, I would probably put Neosporin ointment in the eyes daily tokeep down bacterial infection.
     
  6. AlphaRoo45

    AlphaRoo45 Out Of The Brooder

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    Never seen this good luck hope she gets better
     

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