Black waddle and comb. Please help!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by B-Guff22, Mar 10, 2017.

  1. B-Guff22

    B-Guff22 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've attached some pictures of my rooster. I did a little research to resolve it on my own but the only thing I've seen that resembles it is frostbite. I live in Louisiana so frostbite is out of the question. Has anyone seen this before? Please help! Thanks in advance.[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. B-Guff22

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  3. KikisGirls

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    Could it be an infection? or bug bites?


    btw what did you so/use...is the black gone now?
     
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  4. B-Guff22

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    I'm not sure about either. I have a year and a half old flock of 27 and everything has been healthy in the past.
     
  5. 21hens-incharge

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    Fowl pox perhaps?
    To me it looks like dry fowl pox.
     
  6. B-Guff22

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    The black is still on it. I scraped a little off but I didn't know if that's what I should do so I quit.
     
  7. B-Guff22

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    So it DOES look like fowl pox to you?
     
  8. 21hens-incharge

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    Yes it does. I am no expert and have no personal experience with it. It is the only thing other then frostbite that me endless reading looks like that.
     
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    There is a good article in the learning center tab about avian pox.
     
  10. B-Guff22

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    I thought fowl pox at first and looked up some pics but the pox pics I saw were individual circular sores/scabs. So that's why I'm kinda lost
     

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