Fowl Pox? Please help ~PICS~

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChirpyChicks1, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both of my Black Sex Links have tiny tiny blueish dots on their comb and wattles. My first thought was maybe it was just the breed but I can't find any pictures like what my pullets are experiencing. Tonight I noticed there is one spot on the comb of one of my Red Sex Links. The BSL don't like to be man handled so I can't be sure how long they have had these spots but I do know it appears to be getting worse and I first noticed it a few weeks ago.

    I'd like to add that all my chickens are acting completely healthy in every way, normal poop, great food/water intake, attack me for treats, no discharge, no hard breathing, no nothing.

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  2. SobbaChickens

    SobbaChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any ideas?
     
  3. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone help please?
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Your BSL looks normal to me. If they are ALL eating, drinking, and acting like a chicken should...I wouldnt worry about it.
     
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  5. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for replying! So it's normal for their comb/wattles to have spots like that? Is that for all breeds or just BSL? I had assumed it was a BSL thing at first until I saw one of my red sex links doing the same thing so I figured I better start asking, better safe than sorry!
     
  6. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    UPDATED PIC

    Here is a new picture from this morning. I tried rubbing it and nothing came off. I don't see how this can be "normal" I've looked at a ton of pictures and have never seen this. Every tip on her comb is dark

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  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I have some that have multi-colored combs, some with almost black combs, I think she's just fine. [​IMG]

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  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    X2!

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