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Black dots on the legs a hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hensonthefarm, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. hensonthefarm

    hensonthefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Title says it all.
     
  2. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Can you post a picture please. That would be very helpful. Is it black patches like frost bite or are the black places raised on her legs.? More information is needed.
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Like this?
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  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I agree that a picture would help. Some breeds of chickens may have dots on the legs--my hatchery ancona has some. Some barred or cuckoo varieties may show spots on the legs. Some diseases can cause them too, and bruises would show up as spots.
     
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  5. hensonthefarm

    hensonthefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    I will try to get a pic posted. She is a BR hen just a year. I know its not frost bite.
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Do they look like this picture?

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  7. hensonthefarm

    hensonthefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Do they look like this picture?

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    Yes, just not so big black dots more like the size of a pea. Thank you casportpony for the pictuer.
     
  8. Firgey

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    my BR hen has just got black spots on her legs , what is this ???? i had a banty die a few days ago and she had it also. she was a BR too
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    The spots in this picture are from Marek's:
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    -Kathy
     

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