Is there something wrong with my roosters comb and waddle?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Vanessa Sevilla, Oct 21, 2017.

  1. Vanessa Sevilla

    Vanessa Sevilla Just Hatched

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    Hello I need help. I've noticed my rooster devolving some yellow lumps on his waddle and comb and I'm getting worried for him. They just turned 1 year old today and the lumps have been on him for a week.
     

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  2. Maeschak

    Maeschak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it possibly fowl pox? Never seen it in person so that is a very uneducated and complete guess... Hope you find out.
     
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  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    It does look like a mild case of fowl pox, a virus spread by mosquitoes. Oddly enough, some of the small black spots look like fly or insect bites. There is no treatment for pox, but make sure that he is eating and drinking well. The virus can spread to the other chickens, and it usually lasts for 2-3 weeks.
     
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  4. Vanessa Sevilla

    Vanessa Sevilla Just Hatched

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    Thank you anyways I hope I do!
     
  5. Vanessa Sevilla

    Vanessa Sevilla Just Hatched

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    Thank you so much I hope it is! These are my first chickens and I get really worried when anything happens to them.
     

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