found a spot on comb this morning

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gonnyto2, Oct 10, 2015.

  1. gonnyto2

    gonnyto2 Out Of The Brooder

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    noticed a spot on one of my pullets this morning...is this the beginning of fowl pox or am i just being overly worried? the other 3 girls have no spots on them[​IMG]

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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It could be a fowl pox lesion, since they look different in every case, but it could be from a peck or other injury. There is no treatment for dry pox unless the eyes are involved, so nothing needs to be done unless you want to paint a little iodine on it to help dry it. It usually last 2-3 weeks and goes away. Here are some pictures of dry pox:


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  3. gonnyto2

    gonnyto2 Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you so much for your information and for the pictures!
     

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