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chicken with nodules on feet?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by smiert, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. smiert

    smiert In the Brooder

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    Hen was lethargic, and sleepy. Her feet were covered with pea sized nodules, some were brownish. Some were scraped and bleeding, perhaps she pecked at them? She also had some small bumps within her wattles. No discharge from nostrils or eyes or mouth. Any idea what this might be?
     

  2. redhen689

    redhen689 Songster

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    can you post Photos?
     
  3. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

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    Yes, photos would help.
     
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2011
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Sounds like fowl pox, pics would help.
     
  5. smiert

    smiert In the Brooder

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    Sadly, we thought it best to end her suffering. It could have been fowl pox, but the size of the bumps looked larger than the pictures I saw. Thanks for answering. Do fowl pox lesions start from within the tissues as a bump and then grow outward to the skin, or do they start on top of the skin? Cause the bumps inside her wattles did not show on the surface.
     

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