Splotchy white comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kasfluv, Jun 30, 2018.

  1. kasfluv

    kasfluv In the Brooder

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    Any ideas? Henrietta just came out of the “broody breaker” and other than the white comb, she seems absolutely fine.
    Just not sure what this is!!
    The bottom pic shows her comb in its “normal” state - a healthy, beautiful red.
    The top shows what I am concerned about......
    I love her and want her to be happy and healthy and with me for as long as possible!!
    Thank you all for “being there”- it’s great to know you can get advice somewhere!!
     
  2. Aapomp831

    Aapomp831 Songster

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    I would look up favus... at first I thought fowl pox but they don’t appear to be dots. But I would separate her until you can figure it out because more than likely it’s contagious if it’s a fungus.
     
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  3. Aapomp831

    Aapomp831 Songster

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    ... is it on one side only? Then it’s more than likely favus (I just read that).
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    I'd say it's Favus also as mentioned by Aapomp831 and it is contagious to other birds as well as humans. Products containing miconazole will treat it, apply as necessary until it heals. Wear disposable gloves when applying the miconazole to her comb.
    Check your other birds for it and treat if needed.
     
  5. kasfluv

    kasfluv In the Brooder

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    Thank you SO much!! Do I just purchase a human product to use on her?
    I really appreciate your responses and will begin treatment today!!
    Also, I will be researching ‘Favus’ -
     
  6. Aapomp831

    Aapomp831 Songster

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    I wish I knew; but I’m sure a quick google search will tell you. Or a quick trip to your local tractor supply.
     
  7. Aapomp831

    Aapomp831 Songster

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    ... and you’re welcome! I love my babies and hate it when the slightest thing goes wrong.
     

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