Is Avian Pox serious?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenkate, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. chickenkate

    chickenkate Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 2, 2009
    East coast
    I volunteer at a non-profit farm, and the lady who runs it doesn't have extensive experience with chickens, and I saw a rooster with grey and white sore-type things on its comb and wattle, and around its eye, but I'm not sure if it is serious.
  2. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Northern California
    Dry pox is not serious, wet pox can quickly become lifethreatening. Both cases take a few weeks to recover. Survivors are immune.

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