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Discolored comb and swelling around eye

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by HMitchell, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. HMitchell

    HMitchell New Egg

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    Help! I'm a new (this year)chicken mom and have a very friendly PBR roo. Bob is 15wks old and I noticed yesterday that his comb is discolored and he had some swelling around left eye. No sign of injury, rt eye is fine, temps have been 70-80's during the day and high 50's-low 60's at night. I would appreciate any suggestions! [​IMG]
     
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I wonder if he may be developing fowl pox. If you put that in the search box , it will come up. You can see if the symptoms match. It would still be good to post in detail on the E/R thread. Hope Bob will be back to normal soon.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I am so sorry about your roo! The discoloration looks like circulation issues possibly in connection with the swelling around his eyes. He could have a sinus infection. I would get him started on some antibiotics. Sinus infections respond will to Tylan. Either the injections or the water soluble type.

    I am going to move this over to the Emergency section for you for more help. Good luck with your boy, I hope you can get him fixed up soon!!
     

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