HELP! Buff Orp hen with Black globs on head - how do I treat it? HELP!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mrs. Fluffy Puffy, Nov 6, 2010.

  1. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I was going to doctor her for mites/lice but when I caught her she didn't have mites, she had black globish kind of stuff - What is it?

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  2. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

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  3. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope someone answers. I'd really like to know what that is.
     
  4. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    Hm... would it be a scab? No.. she probably got infected.. like cut it and stuff. Just.. I'd say don't get the other chickens by her in case of spreading. I really hope I could give you better infomation.. but I've never seen this D:
     
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Yep, we figured they were scrabs, but what from? [​IMG]
     
  6. Turner

    Turner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like some kind of growths....warts? tumors?
     
  7. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:I really dunno, we're thinking maybe Funguy? ( sp? )
     
  8. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My goodness, I have no idea but I hope you can figure it out!
     
  9. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya know after I posted I looked again and you could be right about a fungus but it really reminds me of the human form of impetigo which is a strep infection of the skin. I have no idea if chickens can get anything similiar but the crustings really reminded me of impetigo??? [​IMG]
     
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  10. WiscoChiko

    WiscoChiko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    >Guess but I would say fungus or infection of some sort, maybe try antibiotics both topical and internal??????
    Hope you get it figued out....Wisco
    I would still dust her...
     

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