Help! Google tells me it's fowl pox.. any thoughts?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by josolu12, Nov 6, 2016.

  1. josolu12

    josolu12 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 27, 2015

    I've noticed here little black spots before, and because they have been acting normal, still eating foraging, and running for treats I just passed it as normal circulation or frostbite (it hasn't been cold enough for frost bite though). Then today I realized my girl has these skin colored bumps :( I've never seen this before. My welsumer has it the worst, the blackstar has it on the tips and the rest of the girls are beginning to show black spots. One has the bumps on the rim of her eye :( Google says it's fowl pox. I just don't know for sure, and if it is how do I treat it. It's scary to think they're in pain. Non are behaving lethargic.
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
  3. kellyhubb

    kellyhubb Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 8, 2013
    Greenville, SC
    Have you used the chicken symptom checker tool yet? It is a bit better than google. It was specifically designed for chicken owners to help them figure out what is wrong with their bird. Here is a link to the site -
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Whilst there is no cure, vitamin supplements / electrolytes can help give their immune system a boost, which is never a bad thing.

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