What's wrong with my roo's comb? *PICS*

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Iowa Roo Mom, May 11, 2009.

  1. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    So I've been gone since Saturday evening and when I left, my roo seemed ok! Eating well, poo normal, etc. I was having my dad lock his box at night, let him out in the AM. He never said anything was "different". Well, I come home today to find my beloved roo's comb is different. It's kinda hard to explain so I thought I would post some pics...
    This is the normal looking side
    This is the affected side
    I've been watcing him this evening, and he seems to be acting normal- eating, active and crowing... and upon further inspection these things seem almost like scabs- nothing open or oozing, and only on one side. They do not seem to be itchy or otherwise bothering him. He has no access to other chooks, so they are not scabs from fighting wounds. I'm afraid they may be fowl pox [​IMG] - which I know is not treatable, but is it always fatal? [​IMG] I'm hoping NOT! Please help!!!
  2. harewizard

    harewizard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2009
    Favus? White Comb? [​IMG]

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