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Sores on my chickens

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by clc10, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. clc10

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    This morning my 8 week old Cornish Giants were fine. Tonight there are several with open sores either on the top, outside of their wing or on their back. They are acting fine and eating. Help!
     
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Fowl pox maybe?
     
  3. clc10

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    What do I do for fowl pox?
     
  4. Chickengal505

    Chickengal505 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Google [​IMG]
     
  5. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Google it. There is treatment. Althought no one is going to be able to make an accurate diagnosis without more information, better descritptions, or even pictures.
     
  6. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fowl pox usually appears on unfeathered areas only, like combs, wattles, legs.

    Do you have a rooster in with these chickens?
     
  7. clc10

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    Googled it. Nothing like the pictures or descriptions. Only one sore on each bird, and nothing on face, legs, etc.
     
  8. clc10

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    There are 2 roosters, 8 hens, all 8 weeks old.
     
  9. clc10

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    Has anyone ever had a problem with grubs?
     
  10. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sometimes roosters will cause injuries on the backs and necks of hens through mating or attempts at mating. I don't know if this is what's going on or not. Can you post pictures?
     

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