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Help for my barred rock girl, comb and eye problem

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lucky Lemon, Oct 15, 2015.

  1. Lucky Lemon

    Lucky Lemon Songster Premium Member

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    I have never had a sick chicken so I don't even know where to begin. I noticed about two days ago a couple of black spots on her comb, now it has taken over Her whole comb and one eye and ear it seems.

    Help???

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It may very well be a fowl pox infection. It's a virus which will eventually run its course. Antibiotics are not needed unless she develops a secondary bacterial infection. It is spread by mosquitoes, and your other hens may be bitten and infected by them. Do an on site search on 'fowl pox' for more information.
     

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