UPDATED new pic*PICS - Something on Rooster's Comb - PICS*

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CMTSMWC, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. CMTSMWC

    CMTSMWC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just noticed something on my rooster's comb this morning. The spot is a little rough to the touch but not bumpy. It is white around the edges and brownish red in the middle, it looks like a scab but has the texture of dry skin. I have been searching the internet all morning and can't find anything that looks like his. Any help would be appreciated please! [​IMG]


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    Ok here is a new picture of him:


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  2. roz

    roz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it looks like a scab. Did he have a little tiff with one of his flock members?
     
  3. CMTSMWC

    CMTSMWC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not that I know of. It is strange because it looks like a scab but it isn't raised like one.
     
  4. CMTSMWC

    CMTSMWC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please anyone?? I just want to be sure it isn't something contagious to my whole flock! PLEASE HELP [​IMG]
     
  5. jenni22776rn

    jenni22776rn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you able to get a picture that is right on the area? This looks like a scab that might have been picked by another chicken..but hard to tell without looking right at it...is it spreading out beside that one place?
     
  6. CMTSMWC

    CMTSMWC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I should be able to when I get home from work. I am getting ready to leave and I just took this picture real fast by myself. I will get someone to hold him for me. I will post back with a new picture soon!
     
  7. CMTSMWC

    CMTSMWC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone?? [​IMG]
     
  8. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a scab. Chickens don't always have "raised" scabs like we do: in fact, many of my scabs aren't "raised". Don't worry about it unless it spreads! I have never heard of a contagious illness that begins with a scab on a comb... [​IMG]
     
  9. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be fungal (circular shape and white edges). If so, over-the-counter lotrisone cream! He has girly eyelashes LOL.
     
  10. CMTSMWC

    CMTSMWC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I have never had anything like this before and I was looking at favus and fowl pox (I know that it is neither of these) but I just didn't know what other things it could be or if it was something contagious since I have never dealt with this before.

    Thanks [​IMG]
     

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