Fowl Pox?

ckhd

Chirping
Sep 17, 2018
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St. Johns, AZ
My girls (and my boy) have black spots that weren't there before. Is it fowl pox? Here are some Pics from a week ago along with pics from today:

Betty on 12/1:
Betty - 20181201-0000_7.jpg


Betty on 12/7:
Betty - 20181207-7750.JPG


Fudge Stripes on 12/1:
Fudge Stripes - 20181201-0000_2.jpg


Fudge Stripes on 12/7

Fudge Stripes - 20181207-7734.JPG


Ken on 12/1:

Ken - 20181128-0000_1.jpg


Ken on 12/7:

Ken - 20181207-7754.JPG

Bar-B (I don't have a 12/1 pic, just a 12/7 pic):

Barbie - 20181207-7715.JPG
 

ckhd

Chirping
Sep 17, 2018
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St. Johns, AZ
That's a relief. Fowl Pox is 'going around' the Phoenix area. My birds are a long way away from there, but I've been down there almost every week for a while now.
 

getaclue

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Dry fowl pox are the most common, and not really that much to worry about. As a general rule, when the chickens are very healthy, and they get dry fowl pox, it's not usually overly severe, and it doesn't last very long. Yes, there are a few exceptions, but darn few.
 

rebrascora

Free Ranging
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I also agree that those look like peck marks. How old are they? If they are youngsters approaching point of lay when their hormones are surging, it can lead to them getting fractious with each other and minor pecking injuries occur. Having plenty of space helps prevent things from getting overly aggressive.
 

ckhd

Chirping
Sep 17, 2018
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St. Johns, AZ
Four are a couple years old, one is 6 months, and the cockerel is 4 months. I did have to keep them cooped up in just their run a few days ago, where I usually let them free range. Tried to give them lots to do in their pen, but I guess it wasn't enough.
 

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