Help for my barred rock girl, comb and eye problem

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by heatherfeather7, Oct 15, 2015.

  1. heatherfeather7

    heatherfeather7 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    Aug 14, 2014
    Abi's Coffee Shop
    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.



  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    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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