1. I feel pretty sure this is Fowl Pox but would like someone to verify that knows for sure. Thank goodness we are having a cold front so hopefully mosquitoes won't be a problem much longer :( I have two Isbars that may be having the respiratory variety of this though... can it express differently in different birds and still be the same thing?

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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Yes, that looks like the early stages of Fowl Pox. If by the "respiratory version" you are talking about wet Fowl Pox, yes, other chickens can have it even though the other birds only have the dry version.
     
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  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    Look like a mild case of dry pox, but check inside their mouths for pus.

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  4. Harli50

    Harli50 Songster

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    I think I have dry pox at the moment but one of my roosters seems to be drooling/ having the mucus. Is it possible to have both at the same time?
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

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  6. Yep, we have both going on here now for sure. Glad to know that is probably all there is. Seriously - with mosquitoes and wild birds spreading it - how would any flock not acquire this (and thus the immunity) at some point?
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    Good question... I went by the feedstore today and none of theirs have it.

    -Kathy
     
  8. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I would say that yes it is possible but that's just my opinion.
     
  9. Does your feedstore have chickens outside? Mine just gets chicks a few times a year through the mail and they are inside in one of those giant metal brooder things.
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    They have chickens, chicks, ducks, ducklings, turkeys, geese, peafowl, pheasants, doves, pigeons, quail, etc, all ages, all year round.

    -Kathy
     

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