Please look at this birds beak, whats wrong?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jennyoung, Oct 13, 2013.

  1. jennyoung

    jennyoung Hatching

    Oct 13, 2013
    Shes about 7 months old, came up all of a sudden been there for 2 days, yard bird lifestyle, pen em at night, layena omega 3 feed
  2. Shabana

    Shabana Songster

    Looks to me like it might be fowl pox or possibly a fungal/viral wart.

    Sometimes with fowl pox there can be further growths on the comb or skin, it will run its course and they will fall off. However if they are still there in a couple of weeks you might need some anti fungal medication ?

    Betadine might be something to try. Fowl pox is carried by mosquitoes so it's not something we see much in the UK but maybe they are about where you are ?

    Hope you go on ok and good luck xx
  3. Crimsonchicken

    Crimsonchicken In the Brooder

    Aug 16, 2011
    North Alabama
    It looks to me like another chicken could have pecked her there and it's started to abscess a bit. However, looking at her comb and wattles, I see some scabby places, so it may also be fowl pox. Check out your other chicken wattles and combs and see if they also have these scabby areas.

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