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is this fowl pox?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by daisymae8, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. daisymae8

    daisymae8 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 14, 2014

    please help! i love my chickens to death.what do i do? feel like crying please help
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2014
  2. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 27, 2014
    Central Oregon
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Yes, I think it looks like a virus, fowl pox from mosquitoes, and your chicken should be fine in several weeks. Just make sure she is eating well. There can be cases that look much worse than this, or wet pox which involves the throat and airway which can be very serious.

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