Hen with blue-ish green wings... infection?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cinch920, Oct 8, 2013.

  1. cinch920

    cinch920 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this an infection? She is heavily in molt and happened to glance under her wings to discover that they're discolored! What is going on?
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  2. purpletree23

    purpletree23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never seen anything like that before. I guess others haven't either because there are no answers to your questions. Is there any obvious injury or just a milt?

    Does the area have a bad odor?
     
  3. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm not sure about the reason but I have seen a similar thread where a chicken's leg was turning greenish. Maybe her circulation was cut off or the weather was too cold?
     
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  4. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    it looks like the mold or fungus that grows on my trees. have u checked for mites? thats a very heavy molt. i too would like to know what this is. hope some one knows for sure
     
  5. Margiechickmom

    Margiechickmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Could it be a bruise?
     
  6. Shades of Blue

    Shades of Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    when i enlarged the picture you can see all colours from yellow.....green......blue and purple as if she bruised it in some way?
     
  7. cinch920

    cinch920 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It does look like a bruise. But on both wings though? There is no odor and I have yet to see any mites. The temperature really hasn't gotten that cold yet. I'm not sure what it is. It doesn't seem to be affecting her much, as in, she doesn't seem like she's in any discomfort rather than losing all her feathers.
     
  8. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    could there be silkie in her blood line some where? i seen the yellow too but i thought it was the underside of her feathers
     
  9. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    just googled on uncommon chicken disease its called blue wing disease its viral with a 60 % mortality rate and there is meds for it. i would guess this is it but im just relaying what i read
     
  10. MEMama3

    MEMama3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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