Possible fowl pox (Dry)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by earlybird10842, Nov 16, 2012.

  1. I have seen some scab-like things on combs of two of our hens--how will I know if it is fowl pox? Right now it just looks like scabs, but will they grow if it is fowl pox? Should I isolate them? What else should I do? It doesn't look like it is fowl pox to me, but does it usully start as little dark red dots?
     
  2. froggiesheins

    froggiesheins Overrun With Chickens

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    You need to post some pictures of this please. Generally speaking when they have fowl pox the skin will form a little lump, grow bigger and then a scab will start forming.
     
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  3. No lumps. Phew. They had a recent run-in with dogs and maybe the scabs are a result of this.
     
  4. tinkerbell13013

    tinkerbell13013 Out Of The Brooder

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