Black around my buff Orpington's beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Little Buffs, May 7, 2017.

  1. Little Buffs

    Little Buffs Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone, I was wondering if any of you would be able to help me. I've noticed some black markings around my chicks beak it has been there for a couple of weeks but is still there. [​IMG]
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Can you take a picture in better lighting - it's hard to see what's beak and what's shadow[​IMG]

    Do you see any sign of illness, lumps at the beak, canker/lesions inside the beak?
    Eating/drinking ok?
     
  3. Little Buffs

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    All the black around her beak is the black non of it is shadow. She's eating and drinking fine. We don't think it's fowl pox.
     
  4. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I just don't know what the cause of that would be. Could be just the way her coloring is. I agree it's most likely not Fowl Pox, I don't see any lesions/scabbing on the combs or wattles.
     
  5. Little Buffs

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    I will get a picture later when i finish work of it in the light. Just to make sure! Thank you for replying to my worries. I hope it's nothing serious!
     
  6. Little Buffs

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  7. coach723

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    I agree with the previous post, looks normal to me. Just the way she's colored.
     
  8. Little Buffs

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    That's good I'm glad it's nothing to worry about. Thank you [​IMG]
     
  9. Wyorp Rock

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    At the moment I don't really see anything too concerning. It is interesting, I don't believe I've ever seen coloring just around the beak like that.
     

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