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What is this on my girls face??! Should I be worried?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kherth, Aug 30, 2016.

  1. kherth

    kherth In the Brooder

    Jul 13, 2013

  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    It looks like she has been pecked by the other chickens. Have you noticed the others bullying her? Peck wounds or injuries to the beak and wattles look black from dried blood. They sometimes can be mistaken for fowl pox, which are usually tan to dark brown spots. She should heal fine, but make aure she is not being bullied. Separate any aggressive chickens to lower their rank in the pecking order.

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