Favus?? on rooster comb, please help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by leighsunflower, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. leighsunflower

    leighsunflower New Egg

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    Jan 27, 2009
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    I'm thinking my rooster has favus. What do y'all think? He had a nasty fight with the other rooster. I separated him into his own cage and applied neosporin. Within about 2 weeks this is what he looked like. See pic below.

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    Any suggestions on what this is and any suggestions on a treatment if it is Favus? Thanks for the time and help.
     
  2. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    CALIFORNIA
    Eek!
    I don't know what favus is, but that doesn't look good. Good luck with him!
     
  3. Jenski

    Jenski Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2008
    Middle Tennessee
    speckledhen has dealt with Favus in the past, but I'm not sure whether it looks like that. The fact that you applied Neosporin before this started makes me wonder if there isn't a link to that med somehow.

    Here is one of speckledhen's pics of her roo with Favus - -

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=1335980#p1335980

    You might PM her and ask her to take a look at this pic if you don't want to see a vet. Maybe this is an early stage of the fungus.

    Please keep us posted on how this develops.
     

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