Pics. Comb disease or ? please look

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by freefly, May 14, 2009.

  1. freefly

    freefly Out Of The Brooder

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    I live in the tropics .
    This hen is 5 months old and has this started on her comb.
    First I thought it was from the rooster grabbing on to it because she has just started squatting for him.
    And it was on the last comb finger.
    But then quickly 5 more 'things' have come up. On her wattles as well
    It looks like they are coming from inside out rather than been pecked or something.
    I put iodine on it at first but now there are 5 more small ones coming up all with in a week of each other.
    I have a small flock of 8 and haven't seen this before
    Kind of new at this and hope to treat her if i can
    She is happy and eating well.
    The flock is fenceless freerange so no overcrowding here
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  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  3. freefly

    freefly Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes I am thinking avian pox, dry
    It seems to fit.
    Righty ho, I am better informed now
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  4. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like pox to me also. I didn`t check the link, but when pox shows up, I vaccinate all my chickens. Vaccine is available at most feed stores and is easy to apply with a helper. It doesn`t cure them as they will heal as it runs it`s course, but it seems to stop the spread........Pop
     

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