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Scabs on comb. What are they?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by huevosfritos, Aug 27, 2008.

  1. huevosfritos

    huevosfritos In the Brooder

    May 5, 2008
    Hi Sunny_side_up!
    Here are the pictures again. Thanks!!! I tried to send you a personal message with the files attached but I'm not sure you got it!
    Thanks again for taking the time to reply.

    and here is another rooster with a broken leg. You can read more about it if you search for "cripple rooster" subject.


    thank you sooooo much!!!!

  2. kmama

    kmama Hatching

    Apr 18, 2008
    Hi! I have a hen with one little scab. I looked under illnesses on this site the learning center. I wonder if it is fowl pox??
  3. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    Looks like some other hen or rooster pecked at his comb a few times or maybe he did that on a fence or thorny bush. They look like they are healing and not infected.
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Are you sure that leg is broken. Looks exactly like a slipped tendon and they wont just heal like a break will sometimes.
  5. sammi

    sammi Songster

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    for help with the "broken leg" (could be slipped tendon as "speckled hen posted)

    include pic:


    I'd put a little neosporin on the dots on the comb..
    looks like peck marks to me..that one looks a little deep..
    check around for any loose wire or nails sticking out, etc..

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