Spots on Comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TheGazaStripper, Aug 1, 2016.

  1. TheGazaStripper

    TheGazaStripper In the Brooder

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    These spots have been there for a few weeks at least on my Buff Oprington (Buff the Stuff) , is it anything I need to be concerned with?




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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

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    It may be insect bites or pecks. It doesn't look like fowl pox exactly, but possible. Fowl pox is a virus carried by mosquitoes. Have you seen othe birds pecking her?
     
  3. TheGazaStripper

    TheGazaStripper In the Brooder

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    I saw one of the other hens grab her by the comb the other day very aggressively. Other than this one instance I haven't seen any picking on her.
     
  4. Cacique500

    Cacique500 Songster 5 Years

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    A couple of mine had these spots for years - I'm pretty sure it was them just getting pecked at. Wouldn't worry at this point!

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  5. TheGazaStripper

    TheGazaStripper In the Brooder

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    Thanks Cacique, I'll just keep watching it.
     

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