Not sure whats wrong w/the girls. Please help, also have pictures

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by havi, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    At first I thought they might have pox, but the sores havent gotten better. If anything they are getting worse. At first I was still getting eggs from my 10 girls, maybe 3 or 4 every other day. But now Im not getting any! They havent layed an egg in over 2 or 3 weeks now. They arent even a year old yet. They seem to be eating and drinking fine. They're poop is watery sometimes. I went out today to take pictures, but all I have is my camera phone. So they arent they best. Does anyone know what this might be?

    This is my rooster, he seems to have it the worst.


    Some of the girls



  2. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    I am going to have to agree with you....I believe it is fowl pox. You can treat the scabs with iodine. Fowl pox is going to have to run it's course. They should be fine in a matter of no time, unless it turns into wet pox or a secondary infection accurs. Just keep a close watch on them.
    Is the only birds you have? If not then be sure to keep them separated from the others because this can spread.
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Yes, it looks like pox to me also. But i'm no expert by any means. poor things! [​IMG] Hope they get better soon!

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