black then white spots on hen combs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DHermis, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. DHermis

    DHermis New Egg

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    From what I am reading in the forum - my chickens(all 5) must have the Avian Pox. Is there any treatment for this since I did not vaccinate them for anything. I also have 2 Pekin ducks that share a fenced off area with them. Help! Please.
     
  2. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a couple hens and a roo that got pox also. It cleared up on it's own. They'll be immune now. Just like when people get chicken pox. I read it was spread by mosquitos. Backyard Poultry magazine has some more info in their current issue.
     
  3. oandrea

    oandrea Out Of The Brooder

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    oh have you got a picture for reference?
     
  4. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The sores looked like black or white scaly hard bumps on the comb and eyes. My roo had one on his toe too. nasty looking. I don't have any pics.
     

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