Swollen beaks looks like warts

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by butterfliesdoku, Jul 23, 2016.

  1. butterfliesdoku

    butterfliesdoku Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I moved a broodie hen and her chicks into a "nursery coop" they've been in there for about 1 week. It looks like they have warts on their faces and beaks. The chicks' beaks look swollen. I know these pics aren't the best but I'm hoping you guys could help me out. What is it and how do I treat?
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    You can see the inflamed pink line on the chick's beak near the nostril.
     
  2. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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  3. butterfliesdoku

    butterfliesdoku Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. That was a very informative article. I'm really bummed that this isn't curable and that the rest of my flock will most likely pick this up as well :(
    I'm hoping to pick up the vaccine today to help the rest of my flock.
     

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