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Can you help me confirm if this is Foul Pox or Fungus

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cirocha, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. cirocha

    cirocha New Egg

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    Hello, I just noticed my girls have these scabs on their combs and in the eye area. I checked the flock, all 4 have them although this one has it the most severe. I'm so worried, do you think it's foul pox? Anything I need to do if it is not foul pox?
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  2. Mickiesmadhouse

    Mickiesmadhouse Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like it to me, but it looks like a done deal - Once they are scabbed over they are right as rain. Looks like a very mild case - lucky you. If the eating, drinking, & pooping normal, I'd say your have no worries. Had the same thing in my small flock - they're all better now.
     
  3. cirocha

    cirocha New Egg

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    Yay, thank you so much.. I was so worried. I cant believe I just noticed them. They are all behaving normally other than these scabs.

    Thanks again!
     
  4. MsRed65

    MsRed65 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes it is Avian Pox. I'm using Sovereign Silver brand colloidal silver to treat my girls.
     
  5. casportpony

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    Is there any way to help them through? I think my hen has avian pox, and her WHOLE comb is covered in black scabs, and she has a hard time breathing. I heard this is the "wet" strain. She doesn't look to be getting better.
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    What does the inside of her mouth look like?

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    there are little bumps on the roof of her mouth. Should I remove them?
     
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