Could this be fowl pox?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 3kennedys, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. 3kennedys

    3kennedys Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a couple of chickens that have some tiny black specks on their combs. They are all eating and acting normal and the ones who are laying continue to do so. Any help is appreciated!
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    No, that doesn't look like fowl pox. They might just be insect bites, or minuscule injuries caused by other birds.
     
  3. 3kennedys

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    Thank you so much! Im very new to chicken keeping and since we have had so many mosquitoes I wanted to make sure! Thanks again!
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that the black marks are just injury caused by the other birds (chickens always have some fighting marks), or insect bites. It does not look at all like your birds have Fowl Pox.
     
  5. 3kennedys

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    Thanks for you input--I really appreciate it!
     

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