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Infected Comb?HELP!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LittleBrownie, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. LittleBrownie

    LittleBrownie Queen of Stache

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    So noticed my hen got these yellowish bumps on her comb.. Very yucky. Help needed.
    I will try to upload photos.
     
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    Mutt Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. LittleBrownie

    LittleBrownie Queen of Stache

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    Thank you very much for the link!
    My phone is unable to upload a photo. Gr!!...
    I'll upload one when I can.
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Dry fowl pox would affect the comb, wattles, face, and other parts of the body. I'm not sure that is what you are seeing, but they can appear very light, then tan, and darker brown as they scab. Mosquitoes transmit the pox virus, and unless there are complications such as wet pox in the throat, or eye infections, it usually goes away in 2-3 weeks. Iodine applied to scabs can help dry them up, but otherwise don't disturb the scabs (if it pox.) . Hopefully you can send a picture.
     
  5. Mutt Farm

    Mutt Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do you think vetracin opthalmic would work on foul pox lesions?
     
  6. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Vetericyn is very good to use for treatment. Fowl pox is viral, but the Vetericyn should help fight bacterial infection.
     
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  8. LittleBrownie

    LittleBrownie Queen of Stache

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  9. LittleBrownie

    LittleBrownie Queen of Stache

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    Now most of my flock has it
     
  10. coopdeville15

    coopdeville15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like fowl pox, my flock is just now getting over the same thing.
     

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