What is wrong with my chickens comb?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by boykin2010, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just noticed this today. It isnt something on the comb from i can tell. It is the comb itself. It is a bluish black almost like a bruise.
    Does anyone know what this is?
     
  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Certainly could be from pecking and simply be scabs or it could be fowl pox.[​IMG]
     
  3. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chicken is by itself in a separate pen from the others. She was sick with a CRD a while back and i kept her separated.
     
  4. airmechreed

    airmechreed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how cold has it got? could it be frostbite?
     
  5. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She has Pox..Tis the season here in south Ga
     
  6. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It hasnt gotten cold enough for it to be frostbite.
    What is Pox and how do you treat it? Is it contagious to other chickens? What made her get it?
     
  7. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Search Avian Pox.. With as much imformation as there is on the net, there's no need in me trying to explain it to you.. I will offer help in dealing with it though in PM
     
  8. Jessicalynn927

    Jessicalynn927 Out Of The Brooder

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    Im going threw the same thing with my flock [​IMG] Im not sure what to do
     

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