Is this girl getting beat up or have the pox?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JaimeF, Oct 26, 2016.

  1. JaimeF

    JaimeF Just Hatched

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    We have a mixed flock of 6 Chickens that we got as babies in May. They free range and have a GIANT coop. They all seemed happy and healthy. We have one girl who just started laying at the beginning of the week. She is the only Orpington we have left ( the fox got the other). Today she suddenly has these black spots all over her comb, and the back of her neck seems bloody. Do you think she is getting bullied or has some sort of Illness? ANy suggestions on how to move forward. It's our first chicken "crisis" it's been smooth sailing prior to this! [​IMG]
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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Those black dots look like pecking wounds to me. Blood usually looks jet black on combs.
     
  3. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agree with Eggcessive. [​IMG]
     

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