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Sick Chicken Update

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BigBuckSnort, Sep 12, 2008.

  1. BigBuckSnort

    BigBuckSnort Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a question about my sick chicken earlier in the week & w/ some of ya'lls help concluded that it was Avian Pox.

    I just wanted to say the chicken seems to be getting better! But know after posting pics of it, I'm not sure of the breed or gender! I thought it was a BR pullet, but some say BRs do not have white legs like this chicken does, and some have said that it looks like a roo....Heres another pic, its comb has a sore on it and thats why it is lop-sided.

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  2. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * White legs and skin could be breed related, but it may also be because of feed components. When I cut my hen's feed with oats for the summer, she lost her yellow coloring (except in her beak) and turned pinkish white. When I add the corn and other yellow foods back in, I expect she will gradually regain her yellow.
     
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2008
  3. BigBuckSnort

    BigBuckSnort Out Of The Brooder

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    well, i got some bad advice when i first got them and was told to only feed them corn. So I don't believe that is the case.

    but what do you think about gender?
     

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