need some help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by crzycknldy32, Oct 20, 2014.

  1. crzycknldy32

    crzycknldy32 New Egg

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    My pullet fiona has black crusty stuff on her comb and a few spots surrounding her face and has a medium lump on her lower beak I'm concerned about her is my nieces chicken
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hello, that could be fowl pox. It's a virus that is spread by misquitos biting. When a chicken gets this virus, it usually isn't too bad. They get the pox marks on their combs and wattles, and sometimes near their eyes, but usually the chickens do pretty well and it clears up on it's own.
    Once they've had it, they become immune to the virus.
     
  3. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. crzycknldy32

    crzycknldy32 New Egg

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    Ohh it scared me thank you for telling me that, I don't have the money to pay for vet bills
     

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