<b>Black spots on Waddles and Combs HELP!!!! (Photos Added Now)</b>

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mstrrlm, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. mstrrlm

    mstrrlm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I first noticed 2 weeks ago a BR Rooster with these black spots on comb, was out of town for a week and today noticed all 5 of my BR roosters have splotches and spots of deep black on there combs and waddles and on some it is worse then others. Now my RIR and LH Roosters that live with them don't seem to have any of this on them. The BR's were born end of May this year and the LH and RIR were born month later. Can anyone help with this issue please?

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  2. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you post pictures? Perhaps it is only scabs from being pecked.

    If you are unable to post pics, you may be able to find some pictures on here that show the difference between what scabbing looks like compared to, say, fowl pox.
     
  3. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Perhaps do a search on 'fowl pox' - and perhaps a bing or google search in the images sections of those search engnines if no pictures come up here in the forum.
    Perhaps too, you could post a photo of the black spots, and help BYC experts with a diagnosis.
     
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. mstrrlm

    mstrrlm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK I will get pics sometime tomorrow morning and post them just thought I would throw out as something simple but will get pics for confirmation. And just for ref I looked at images of Foul Pox and doesn't look like that, and live in the mountains of Colorado so not many mosquitoes here, and I have never seen any since we moved to this house in May. But I will post pics and thanks to you guys that responded quickly
     
  6. mstrrlm

    mstrrlm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone got an answer now I added the pics
     
  7. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be scabs from getting pecked at and picked on or could be "fowl pox". Type it into the search bar up top and read all about it.
     
  8. Prisserbabe

    Prisserbabe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to guess either frostbite, or pecking. [​IMG]
     
  9. Floc Quebecois

    Floc Quebecois Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What about mites?!? Just a wild guess but i throw it out there as mites are a pretty serious thing...
    And that might also explain some pecking...
     
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  10. mstrrlm

    mstrrlm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well the foul pox pics I saw didn't look like what my birds have can anyone else offer there knowledge? I appreciate all suggestions comments and help
     

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