Are they black spots to worry over?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mockcherry, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. mockcherry

    mockcherry Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for looking. Only the black australorps have it. Maybe it's just normal for them and I'm a worry wort...
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  2. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't see your pictures.

    Edited to say, now i can. [​IMG]
     
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  3. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks normal to me, they look pretty young. I have some chicks and grown BA hens. The chicks have black on their tiny combs but the hens have bright red combs now.
     
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  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    You could put a little neosporin on it just to be safe if you want.
     
  5. feathersnuggles

    feathersnuggles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL! (I'm not laughing at you, I'm laughing at me.)

    I did the SAME thing, with my BA pullet when she was young. I read about fowl pox, then freaked out when I saw some small black spots on her little comb. So, I grabbed her and dabbed iodine on each spot. And I worried. Turns out, they were nothing but little bits of pigmentation. LOL! [​IMG]

    They looked just like your black spots, btw.
     
  6. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm, my OEG roo has that, and he seems OK! [​IMG]
     

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