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Should I be worried about these grayish black spots?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mystiegl, Sep 27, 2014.

  1. Mystiegl

    Mystiegl Chirping

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    Two of our chickens have these dots, one is a little more obvious then the other and the australorp has chalk like appearance around the dots.
     
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2014

  2. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

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    Fowl pox I am pretty sure. It they act fine it will just run its course and go away. If they start to get uninterested in food or water you will need to get them to eat as that starts a downward spiral. Dry pox like that is not very bad on them and they do fine.
     
  3. Mystiegl

    Mystiegl Chirping

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    Is there anything I should be putting on them?
     
  4. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

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    I never have unless they get a secondary infection in them. There are different manifestations of pox. This is the best one to have. Less problems. Some people put iodine on them but I never have.
     

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