Eggs in my chickens nostril?!?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by midge0413, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. midge0413

    midge0413 New Egg

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    Ok so today I found out that my 4 barred rock hens have pox and I am giving them baby vitamins and putting iodine on the affected areas. While I was doctoring them I looked at their nostrils and eyes very closely and checked their mouths to see if it was the wet or dry kind (looking like dry so far) and I noticed some tiny rice like things in my favorite hens nose. I was able to wipe one out with a q tip and with a little maneuvering I got the other few out. I couldn't get a picture because they were so little. But I can't for he life of me figure out what it was.

    They eat and drink like normal. I just went and bough them crickets today and they gobbled them up no problem.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated..
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    It could be feed dust or other debris.
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Fly eggs maybe? Here is a picture:
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    -Kathy
     

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