Mama Breaux

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Breaux Chicks, Oct 30, 2014.

  1. Breaux Chicks

    Breaux Chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Someone Please Help!!! Can you please tell me what's wrong with our sweet Gloria? We noticed the bumps around 4 days ago. They seem to be spreading. We thought they were mosquitoe bites. We live in Southern Louisiana. We had lots of mosquitoes in the coop. We are working on that. She is still eating and drinking and running around although my husband did witness her falling asleep today. She hasn't laid an egg in about 3 days. Is it Fowl Pox? I'm so worried. She looks so sad. Do we need to separate of her from the others? We have 4 others. Please help. Thank uou
     
  2. Breaux Chicks

    Breaux Chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    This is Gloria. She looks so sad. This is breaking my heart
     
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  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! X2 on posting in the Emergencies section, hope she is OK.
     
  5. Breaux Chicks

    Breaux Chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I just posted it. Thank you for replying. We love ours girls. We just want her better. Thank you
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    She is very pretty, I hope someone will be able to diagnose her and suggest the proper treatment.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    It's always good to separate a bird showing illness, etc. from the other in case it turns out to be contagious.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    I'm sorry about Gloria! Yes, she almost certainly has Fowl Pox. Fortunately, this disease isn't usually deadly, unless it progresses to the "wet" form, which causes lesions to invade the throat and trachea. To help those scabs go away, dab them with iodine. Providing her with electrolytes in her water may help her with stress. Make sure that she's eating and drinking.

    Good luck with her!
     
  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    I'm sorry about Gloria. [​IMG]X2 on Wyandottes7 and Two Crows.

    Good luck with her!
     
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