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N see an tell it looks like fowl pox we have removed the one
N see an tell it looks like fowl pox we have removed the one with it an no signs in any others … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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I believe it's fowl pox on his comb. Cornish rooster 10-12
Just noticed this week the clinical symptom but e had before lol a little slower thank the other chickens … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,517 satisfied customers
My female turkey has a swollen face on just one side below
My female turkey has a swollen face on just one side below her eye. It's soft and squishy... she had had it for 2 days. I'm not certain whether it's a abscess, sinusitis or a bug bite. Looking for ans… read more
Dr Gwen
Dr Gwen
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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I'm not quite sure. She is one of my school chickens staying
I'm not quite sure. She is one of my school chickens staying with someone for the summer. She thinks either the other chickens are picking on her or she could have fowl pox. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,517 satisfied customers
My chickens have lesions like worts or tumors on top of the
my chickens have lesions like worts or tumors on top of the head ,especially above tne eyes and underneath the earlobes and in some cases the eyes are swollen and some are even swollen shut. … read more
Thomas Windham
Thomas Windham
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I just noticed that several laying hens has black spots on
I just noticed that several laying hens has black spots on there comb and one hen has one eye crested over and she has black spots on her comb.… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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My chicken had a stye or bump below s eye. i used neosporin
My chicken had a stye or bump below his eye. i used neosporin it seems to get better. I went away for a few days, when I got back the eye was swollen shut and hard. I have been using teramyacin for 4 … read more
Dr B
Dr B
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Dr. . New to backyard chickens but have what looks like fowl pox. Can I buy the antibi
Hi Dr. B. New to backyard chickens but have what looks like fowl pox. Can I buy the antibiotics over the counter or do I need to take them to a vet?They are still eating, drinking and laying ok. Are t… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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21,704 satisfied customers
My Rhode Island Red has developed a very pale and droopy comb
My Rhode Island Red has developed a very pale and droopy comb with little gray or black spots. She is acting a little off-she was top one or two bird in the coop. She has separated herself and has had… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
ok i have 15 laying hens an one rooster an they all have come
ok i have 15 laying hens an one rooster an they all have come down with i think is called fowl pox my egg production has went way down and they are loosing alot of weight and dont eat near what i was … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
mine have little dot type of ulcers or some thing on their
mine have little dot type of ulcers or some thing on their combs. dark red white and purple black.… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
hens: backyard..four are presenting with wart like growths
Hello, I have six backyard hens, four are presenting with wart like growths on their combs. Three of the hens are brown, one is black and the other two are Belgium Bantoms. The Bantoms don't seem to h… read more
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EmergencyVets
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Hi, have jungle fowl rooster (but has been on other birds)
Hi, have 'jungle fowl' rooster (but has been on other birds) black spots on cone progressing to large areas. lethargic, very sick, mucky/swollen eyes possible loss of some sight, cheers XXXXX XXXXX… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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My chickens has a couple of yellow sores on her wattle and
My chickens has a couple of yellow sores on her wattle and now one starting by her eye. I have been giving her yogurt and treating the sores with iodine, they aren't getting worse, but I am concerned … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
21,704 satisfied customers
I have two bantam hens with a worty lookg growth on their noses
I have two bantam hens with a worty lookg growth on their noses on the beak. One is developing it on her comb. It does not look like she is going to be able to breath much longer. Any ideas?… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a serama hen with the following symptoms facial swelling,
I have a serama hen with the following symptoms: facial swelling, scaling on cone and face. Both eye lids are completed swollen shut. I've had a few others with these same syptoms and the symptoms wen… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a Rhode Island Red chic (about 5-6 weeks old). About
swollen comb on Rhode Island Red chic (about 5-6 weeks old). About 10 days to 2 weeks ago we noticed that her comb looked really big or maybe even swollen compared to the other chics. Since her comb w… read more
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Fiona Steel
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Bachelor's Degree
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We have three baby chicks that have developed a brownish smooth
We have three baby chicks that have developed a brownish smooth warts that cover the beak and face.… read more
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