Comb Injury or Fowl Pox??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SB Austex, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. SB Austex

    SB Austex Out Of The Brooder

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    This is the only hen with a mark on her comb, but since this is my first flock, I don't know if it is just an injury, or could be fowl pox. There was not any white or lighter colored spots first, This showed up full size over night.

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  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Looks like she got pecked to me.
     
  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks to me like she got in a scuffle during the night. Those are scabs from someone pecking at her.
     
  4. SB Austex

    SB Austex Out Of The Brooder

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    I appreciate the quick responses. Of course the day this showed up, a post on the local chicken group list said someone on the north side of Austin has fowl pox in their flock. So, I worried.
     

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