Fowl Pox??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Buddyfarm11, Dec 7, 2012.

  1. Buddyfarm11

    Buddyfarm11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My GJB Hen Had a Little Bump Above Her Eye as you can see on these pictures I Took it out and it had some yellow stuff inside of it what could it be?? Please help
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    In the threads I have seen about fowl pox, it presents as a bunch of flat black spots on the combs and wattles of many or most of the flock, and this is what happened when mine got it. I had one hen eventually develop some secondary infection, but that was a few days later. I would think the most likely cause of an isolated lesion like that is some sort of injury, perhaps a pecking injury. I'm sure there are several other things it could be. If she were mine, I'd dab a bit of Neosporin on the spot for a few days -- hopefully it will clear up.
     

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