warts on comb?Fowl pox

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kelliepulido, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    I have 1 cockerel who has some brown dry wart like growths on his comband wattles and one on his eyelid.They are not scabbed over or wet just like a light brown or tan round raised areas on these areas.I think is must be fowl pox I don't have a camera no one else has it at this time.From reading on it looks like it is not really preventable other than shot we do have mosquits this year.
     
  2. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    Sounds like fowl pox. I dont think there is a treatment for it however, there is a vaccine for it.
     
  3. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Smear some Bag Balm on it and keep an eye on everyone else. It can be fowl pox, bites of some sort, or maybe he was pecked by a hen. Whatever it is, the Bag Balm will do the trick.
    If you own horses or knows someone who does, you (or they) more than likely have something called Corona laying around. It will keep the bugs off his wounds while they heal. Mix it with the Bag Balm and smear it on, and reapply as needed.
     

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