Scabs on comb. What are they?

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

  1. huevosfritos

    huevosfritos Out Of 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 New Egg

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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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