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HELP! ITS SPREADING!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Sphynxii, Sep 1, 2013.

  1. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a picture of my young roosters legs im not sure whats wrong, hes starting to get it on his face and neck now too any ideas! please help!
     
  2. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    Fowl Pox?
     
  3. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    someone suggested this but then changed their mind im not sure what fowl pox looks like either have you had any experiance with it?
     
  4. MrsBachbach

    MrsBachbach Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A fungus? Has the weather been hot and humid or damp? Just guessing on my part, I've never seen it before.
    Fowl Pox usually starts with a pearly pimple then crusts over.
     
  5. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not really its just coming out of winter here
     
  6. MrsBachbach

    MrsBachbach Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One other thing I read is it could be parasites, like lice, mites, fleas or ticks. Did you see if it could be removed or if it moves?
     
  7. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hes very hard to catch but i can try thankyou
     
  8. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks fungal to me. Is there any way their feed or bedding could have gotten moist (even from humidity)? If it is fungal, foot creams or monstat (sp?? the female cream) will work wonders.
     
  9. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is best to grab them at roosting time if you can't catch them normally. They have no night vision and will be tired from the day.
     
  10. SuburbSpurs

    SuburbSpurs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Fowl pox is usually on the face comb and wattles.. I would discredit that statement. It may be scaly leg mites? I haven't personally had experience with those though.

    It looks like some kind of mold?
     
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