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sores on my bantams comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tisdale, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. tisdale

    tisdale New Egg

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    Oct 13, 2009
    i just noticed sores on my roosters comb. is it curable,will it spread to my other bantams they are in separate cages about 75 to 100 feet apart. what med do i need.
     
  2. mypicklebird

    mypicklebird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2008
    Sonoma Co, CA
    could be pox, could be fight wounds from another rooster... post a photo- that would be helpful. neither pox nor minor rooster comb wounds needs much in the way of treatment. pox is spread by mosquito bites, so is contagious.
     
  3. tisdale

    tisdale New Egg

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    i just bought this rooster and hen from an auction hen looks fine. if it is pox or avian,will my others get it if there is no contact between them.
     
  4. mypicklebird

    mypicklebird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2008
    Sonoma Co, CA
    could be pox, could be fight wounds from another rooster... post a photo- that would be helpful. pox is spread by mosquito bites, so is contagious. mosquitos fly, so if this is pox- and if it is warm enough for mosquitos in your area, it can spread if your birds share the same air. if this is flight wounds, they will heal and go away in a week or so.
     

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