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Is this favus?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jcreagan78, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. jcreagan78

    jcreagan78 Out Of The Brooder

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    Noticed this on my Americana and don't know how to treat? Will it go away on its own? Is it life threatening? Looks like she has a grey beard. Any suggestions helpful.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2016
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Favus is on the skin. She may have a grey beard or some feathers missing. Here is a picture of an advanced case of favus (note the white powdery skin:)

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