Rooster with barnacle-like growth on beak. What's wrong with him?? **PIC**

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lark Rise, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. Lark Rise

    Lark Rise Songster

    Jan 22, 2011
    East Central Georgia

    Can you tell me what is wrong with this roo? His right eye is half open and there is a barnacle-like growth on his beak. His left eye is fine. He does not act sick in any way. Thanks!
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Crowing

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    I am dealing with fowl pox that is doing that to mine. Last year the older ones had fowl pox and all it did was the specks on the combs and wattles. This year the new ones don't have combs and I am having the bumps and on one, the swollen shut eyes. It passes after a month or so....if that is what you have too then all you can do really is make sure the eye doesn't matt shut (pressure builds up too much) and make sure they don't stop eating and drinking. None of mine have died but two friends each lost one. I think they didn't realize they had quit eating in time.

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