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hen with small black spots on comb and wattle!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chirpy95, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. chirpy95

    chirpy95 In the Brooder

    Oct 29, 2008
    my black astrolorp hen has small black spots over a large part of her wattle and comb, she also had lice and severe scaly leg mite a few months ago im very worried i'll have to cull her, because i have no rooster she is the leader of the flock. im hoping that this is not anything serious [​IMG].
    thanks [​IMG][​IMG]

  2. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    It could be fowl pox. I have not had it but you can do a search for it and I am sure someone will answer. I think you treat with Iodine directly on the poc.
  3. goldielocks

    goldielocks Songster

    Sep 2, 2009
    someone had a picture of a hen with small black dots on her wattles and i have one or two with the black dots on their wattles and comb and i forget what they said it was because they said it will go away and dont worry about it. hopefully they will see this post and tell what it is again.
  4. wildorchid053

    wildorchid053 Songster

    May 12, 2009
    syracuse area, ny
    they are scabs from pecking and fighting
  5. DragonFeathers

    DragonFeathers Songster

    Jul 27, 2009
    You should post a pic. of it, that way we all can see what you are talking about, good luck

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