Lots of sores on comb and wattles (photo)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SunsetChicks, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. SunsetChicks

    SunsetChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    History...one of my 3 birds (not pictured) was pasted up and leghargic and getting pecked at. I separated her from the flock for 3-4 days and she's now recovered and reintroduced to the flock. Now all birds have these kinds of sores. At first, I thought they were wounds from the pecking, but now I doubt it, both because of the location of the sores and because they seem to have stopped pecking at each other. Any ideas what we're looking at here?

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  2. lynnemabry

    lynnemabry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    search for fowl pox on here, looks the same
     
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    That looks like the dry form of Fowl Pox. I'm not very familiar with it. I don't think you can do much about it except dab the scabs with iodine, till the scabs fall off. I do not believe it is very dangerous to your chickens; and they will get over it, but am not completely sure.

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  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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  5. SunsetChicks

    SunsetChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all, that seems like very good news.
     

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