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Something on chickens combs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jesus freak, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. jesus freak

    jesus freak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone tell me what these black things are on my chickens comb? Thanks [​IMG]


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  2. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't see too well but when a chicken gets pecked on the comb it leaves a little black scab wich I believe is dried blood. My hen low on pecking order occasionally will get little black spots on her comb.
     
  3. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It could also be from fowl pox. Is it on all of them, or just one or two?
     
  4. jesus freak

    jesus freak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heres a diffrent picture maybe you can see better.

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  5. jesus freak

    jesus freak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's on most all of them.
     
  6. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then there is a good chance it is fowl pox, but that will go away in a few weeks. There isn't much you can do for it, and once they have had it they build an immunity to it. (very similar to us having chicken pox - kinda ironic [​IMG])
     
  7. jesus freak

    jesus freak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you so much I feel a whole lot better know [​IMG]
     

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