What's wrong with my girl??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by taunya1979, Nov 16, 2016.

  1. taunya1979

    taunya1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She had this cancer looking thing she doesn't seem bothered by it, we just moved this week so I haven't been outside with them as much for a few days. She didn't flinch or even try to move when I touched it. [​IMG]
     
  2. taunya1979

    taunya1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The other side has a white spot that looks like it might be starting this way too she's a rir/Cochin mix and not even a year old yet
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    It could possibly be fowl pox, a viral disease that lasts a couple of weeks, and leaves scabs ranging in color from light beige to dark brown. Don't disturb the scabs since it can spread the disease. Most chickens recover from pox without a problem unless they suffer secondary infections. If it is not pox, then I would look at possible pecking from others.
     
  4. taunya1979

    taunya1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's one of my biggest girls I don't think Its from pecking could it be from the dress of the move?
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Fowl pox. She's got more sores starting on her comb. It's a viral infection that is usually spread via mosquitoes.
     
  6. taunya1979

    taunya1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh man what do I do for her I have 6 girls?
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Isolate, supportive care, and disinfect everything you possibly can. Fowl pox just has to run it's course. Most recover within 2 weeks.
     
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