What is up with this hen (sorta graphic) she is fine now.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Guinea Goonie, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. One of my wild hens showed up with this all over her head (legs were fine) and then in a few days she back to pretty much normal.

    No signs of this on ANY of my other birds !

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    I know it looks like fowl pox, but it cleared up really quickly.
     
  2. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    I sure don't know what it is, but I am sure glad it is all cleared up. Like you, I think it looks like fowl pox.??? Does that clear up so quickly, I don't know. [​IMG]
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I had something similar happen to a couple of mine, about a year ago. It cleared up on its own and there were no other problems. I am guessing it was a pecking injury.
     
  4. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like she possibly got beat up by another hen, or rooster. Or maybe some other type of bird, who knows.
     

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