Start of fowl pox or I'm just a hypochondriac

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ORChickFam, Nov 5, 2015.

  1. ORChickFam

    ORChickFam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 16, 2015
    Oregon Coast

    Really the only "symptom" has been a decrease across the whole flock that I had posted about before but since then they have kinda started laying again about 3 eggs every couple of days.

    The kids think I'm just being a hypochondriac but figured I'd seek thoughts.
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2015
    SE Texas
    No, I don't think so. Fowlpox generally start off as white "pimples," then pop and crust over--not pleasant. The scabs on your chicken do not look like the pox.
    As far as the egg decrease goes, in the fall, hens do sometimes experience a drop in lay as the daylight hours decrease

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