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Scabby comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kateesmith, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. kateesmith

    kateesmith New Egg

    Apr 1, 2016
    Any thoughts?
    Started as black marks now scabby all over the comb, spread onto face. Her behaviour is normal
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Welcome to BYC. Is it warm where you live and are mosquitoes out? This is either pecking wounds, or if you have mosquitoes, it may be fowl pox. Pox is a virus that lasts a few weeks, and normally is not a big problem, unless there is wet pox. Wet pox involves yellow patches inside the throat and esophagus which can making eating difficult.

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