white "circles" on my rooster's wattle

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by s_tate423, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. s_tate423

    s_tate423 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok. I searched and searched. I can't find exactly what is going on with my boy, Elvis', wattle.

    There are tiny little white spots that are red in the center. I recently treated for mites with this stuff the feed store told me was safe... "viper" dust.
    I dusted because the girls haven't laid in full force for weeks. I thought, "mites!".
    Two days ago (a day after the dusting), I noticed that everyone's feet looked enflamed and crusty. I treated today with campho-phenique and we'll see about that.
    While treating I noticed Elvis has these tiny circles. It is almost like human's ringworm in reverse (what is red on us is white on him) and tiny. Smaller than the diameter of a pencil.
    I have seen pictures of fowlpox and that isn't even close to it. Like I said, little circles. Not spots.
    HELP!
    Oh... I'm in the south, so it isn't frostbite... and incase it matters... he is a Delaware.
     
  2. s_tate423

    s_tate423 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok. upon googling "avian pox"... it may be the first stages... or maybe I'm being a hypercondriac over this....

    Anyone know!?!?!
     
  3. mschickychick

    mschickychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wish I could help you here. Do you have lots of mosquitoes and/or gnats?

    Welcome to BYC. We are glad you're here.

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  4. s_tate423

    s_tate423 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:recently, yes. There used to be no problem with either, then in the last few months... lots of rain and now lots of bugs.

    What do I do?!?! I don't want him to infect the girls, or the other flocks.
     
  5. mschickychick

    mschickychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

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    How about a pic?
     
  7. s_tate423

    s_tate423 Out Of The Brooder

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    About to check out the link - thanks.

    And for a pic, it would have to wait until at least tomarrow... and even then, Elvis has to be still, but I'll try.
     
  8. s_tate423

    s_tate423 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:THANKS! Just read the tread. I'm hoping we are right and it is pox... just because I would be at a total loss of what else it could be. I know now what I'm doing tomarrow... some serious misquito hunting and trying to get a pic of Elvis up close.
     

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