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Black dots?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Bantam, Feb 23, 2007.

  1. Bantam

    Bantam In the Brooder

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    My chicken has Black dots all over her comb!Is this frostbite or a diesease?[​IMG]
     
  2. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing Premium Member

    Sounds like Avian Pox.
    Here is some information and pictures to help identify it.

    CLICK HERE
     
  3. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Or her buddies could be pecking at her comb.
     
  4. Bantam

    Bantam In the Brooder

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    :(Mabey her comb got frozen because the blackdots are only at the tips of her comb![​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2007
  5. Wes in Tx

    Wes in Tx Songster

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    This time of year I doubt the birds would have fowl pox since it is normally transmitted by mosqitoes(sp) . Most like it is just peck marks and where they scratch the comb.
     
  6. Bantam

    Bantam In the Brooder

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    I sure hope so:(
     

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