Showgirl Roo with Strange Rash/Lesions on Neck

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChicknThief, Jun 3, 2008.

  1. ChicknThief

    ChicknThief Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2008
    Nor Cal
    I went out to go bring in my banties, and saw that Ruby, my Red Showgirl, has a rash on his neck. It almost looks like poison oak, but that is impossible as they are kept no where near it. It is very warm to the touch, and significantly raised. My mother thinks possibly sunburned? Here are some pics...

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  2. fallenweeble

    fallenweeble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    fowl pox?
    have you introduced any new chickens into your group recently?
    i hope others will be along soon who have more experience than i and who can give more expert opinions.
    in the meantime . . . i would separate him from the flock until you know it is not something that can spread.
    i hope it is something easy and simple - good luck!
     
  3. dlhunicorn

    dlhunicorn Human Encyclopedia

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    might be from an insect bite such as an ant or such [​IMG]
     
  4. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Sorta looks like when I get hives.
     
  5. BayCityBabe

    BayCityBabe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Turken's neck looked like that from getting pecked.
     

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