Are scabs on the comb normal?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by wannabe_goatmom, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. wannabe_goatmom

    wannabe_goatmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both of my cockerels have scabs on their combs. Is this from the little arguments they have over the ladies or do I need to be worried about parasites? I've never seen any parasites and the combs of the girls don't look this way.
    This is a pic of the BO cockerel
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    I know the big one is a scratch, the ones I'm talking about are the tiny ones that are really hard to see in this pic. Sorry I don't have a better one.
    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2010
  2. dawg53

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    Most likely the boys pecking on each other abit.
     
  3. wannabe_goatmom

    wannabe_goatmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the fast reply. That's what I was thinking. The boys get along with each other really well, except for when one is trying to mate a female, then the other will usually run up and peck at him.
     

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