Earlobe and comb have black stuff, disease maybe...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by seann, Sep 1, 2014.

  1. seann

    seann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are these?

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    Crap, is it avian pox?

    She is 8mo old Rhode island red. She's avoiding me like she knows she's got a problem that I don't want to see/know.

    Thanks.
     
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2014
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Looks like fowl pox.
     
  3. julesisthehen

    julesisthehen Out Of The Brooder

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    I have had this with my birds before and the vet checked it and said nothing was wrong, and with all my birds it pops up from time to time. If she shows any other symptoms, I would worry. If there are only black spots I would think you are fine:)
     

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