Black dots on comb, Wondering what it means.

Jul 18, 2018
FT Worth TX
My Buff Orpington I’ve had for about a year is getting small black dots on her comb and wattles, it’s only her and she’s acting like herself. I’m really not sure what to do about it, please help. (She is also molting but I don’t think that has anything to do with it)


Easily distracted by chickens
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Jul 23, 2018
NY Southern Tier
My Coop
Here is a picture.
That looks more like fowl pox than peck wounds. There is no cure and it has to run its course.
You can support with Poultry Nutri-drench in the water and monitor for signs that she is in respiratory distress if lesions form in her mouth.
Is there any standing water near where the chickens are housed? I would do what you can to minimize mosquitoes.

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