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Weird Black bumps on Hen's Head

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by konafarmgirl, Jan 18, 2015.

  1. konafarmgirl

    konafarmgirl Hatching

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    My hen's heads are covered in these weird black bumps, has any one had this happen to their chickens? Does anyone know what they are? I'm not sure if they're related to some kind of disease, or if the are normal...? Any help is greatly appreciated, thank you![​IMG]
     

  2. gotthefever

    gotthefever Chirping

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    Hi,

    I think I saw this in researching something else.

    It was fowlpox. The external "dry?" looks exactly like your pic. It was not too dangerous, but needs some treatments, as opposed to the internal "wet?" which is much more harmful...to chickens that is.

    Hope this helps you search.

    -A
     
  3. konafarmgirl

    konafarmgirl Hatching

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    Thank you! I'll look into that!
     

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