Sore on Beak

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by alc245, Jul 5, 2016.

  1. alc245

    alc245 Just Hatched

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    Hi everyone, 2 questions we are looking for help with.
    1. Our 4 month old buff Orphington has what looks like a sore on her top beak. It has red and black area and looks like the beak is flaking a little, sore is round and maybe 3/4 cm diameter. Any ideas of how I can help her?

    2. Our 4 month rainbow has a pinpoint black spot on the tip of her comb and I'm afraid it's going to turn into avian pox, so far she looks healthy and happy, should I be worried?

    Thanks for your help!
     
  2. Yoako

    Yoako Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it possible for you to send us photos?

    Thanks
     
  3. alc245

    alc245 Just Hatched

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    Hi there! I actually got some advice from a vet and they think it is a keratin defect that should heal on it's own, phew!
     
  4. Nofowlplay

    Nofowlplay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just noticed this on my white Cochin. It had a scab on it that fell off easily. I cleaned it with a little normal saline solution then dabbed blue coat on it. Is it something I can do more about? What could have caused it? Should I be worried? Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Sep 6, 2016
  5. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Keep an eye on it, but most likely it was from a cut possibly through fencing or on a feeder.
    Since it had a scab. If it starts to swell, ooze or have pus, then you will need to re-evaluate.
     
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  6. Nofowlplay

    Nofowlplay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! So far it looks dry.
     

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