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Scabs on comb??.. PICS

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mikenandrea, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. mikenandrea

    mikenandrea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does this look like fowl pox or anything? Or is it just injury from pecking? He is the only one of 5 roosters that have it??

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  2. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    It's hard to tell for me. The white around it makes me think it isn't just from pecking or mating, but I could be wrong.
     
  3. mikenandrea

    mikenandrea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are a little over 2 months old.. So defintely not from mating
     
  4. ChickBond 007

    ChickBond 007 Licensed to Cull

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    Use the blue bar above and type in "Fowl Pox"
     
  5. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    Quote:Are you sure their just 2 months old? I'm just asking because they should still have very small pale combs and wattles at that age. They look like they should be laying now.
     
  6. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'ts definitly fowl pox, I know of at least 20 flocks close to you that has it also
     
  7. mikenandrea

    mikenandrea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Are you sure their just 2 months old? I'm just asking because they should still have very small pale combs and wattles at that age. They look like they should be laying now.

    Yep.. I hatched them from eggs July 24th and 25th
     
  8. wildorchid053

    wildorchid053 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine get the scabs but they are very black they do not look like that.
     
  9. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2009
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    Yes it's fowl pox. My chickens are just getting over it (at least those in my first coop and run. Now the second coop of chickens are getting it. Unless it gets into their mouths and eyes it's not anything to be concerned about. They get it from mosquitos from what i've read. Egg production slowed down but that's the only problem i've really noticed. About the time i noticed it( I thought they were getting dirty because of the recent rains) they were already clearing up. It takes about 3 weeks to clear up. Good Luck
     
  10. mikenandrea

    mikenandrea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks! Its a good thing its really nothing to worry about [​IMG]
    I noticed it about a week ago and none of the others have caught it [​IMG]
     

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