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Fowl Pox or just over-reacting chicken mom?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CinnamonQueen12, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. CinnamonQueen12

    CinnamonQueen12 Chirping

    Jul 20, 2011
    About a week ago, I noticed these black spots on my black australorp's comb. I thought it was just scabs because she can get picked on a bit by the older chickens. Then, I noticed that they seemed to be getting bigger. I've heard about fowl pox, and I also heard that you can use a foot anti-fungal cream on the comb. But is this even fowl pox? And if not, can I just put noesporin on it?



  2. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Songster

    Aug 2, 2011
    Madison, CT
    In my opinion it doesn't look like fowl pox.
    Fowl pox are normally raised and those don't look raised.
    link: https://www.backyardchickens.com/LC-diseases-AvianPox.html
    may be tryed blood or scabs.
    Also was your chickens eye pecked?
    It looks alittle scabby in the top right part of it and when its eye is closed
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2011

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