What is this???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Aime137, Nov 22, 2016.

  1. Aime137

    Aime137 Out Of The Brooder

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    Posting for a friend...Does anyone know what this is and how to treat it? I don't know much about her condition other than having the pictures and that the hen is lethargic.[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    No idea what it could be, but your friend should check her very closely for mites and lice.

    -Kathy
     
  3. Aime137

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    She said she has treated for parasites and hasn't seen anything.
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    What did she treat with?

    -Kathy
     
  5. Aime137

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    Finally some answers. She found a vet that would see her hen. He did some skin scrapings and it is a bacterial infection and a yeast infection. She's on antibiotics and also a special wash. Thanks for your interest!
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Thanks for the update!

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  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    @Eggcessive , @TwoCrows , @RavynFallen , @Wyorp Rock , @Sally Sunshine , @DwayneNLiz , @Miss Lydia , @WVduckchick , @speckledhen . FYI...
     
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  8. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Wow... never seen anything like that before... thanks for the info...
     
  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    If there is also a yeast infection, vaginal cream rubbed into to area on the face daily will help greatly. Cephalexcin internally is great for skin infection as might even neosporin (without the pain killer) also help, applied to the face. Probiotics in the water might help too. Many times a bird that isnt getting enough nutrition has a weaker immune system and is open to yeast and bacterial infections. So a round of a good vitamin supplement is advised. And if she is lowest in the pecking order, to make sure she gets her share. Keep up with worming if needed

    Good luck with her! :)
     
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  10. Sally Sunshine

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    [​IMG]????????????????????????????????????????? FUNGAL INFECTION??? = FAVUS?
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