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Black Marks on Roosters Comb?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CityGoneCountry, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. CityGoneCountry

    CityGoneCountry Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 20, 2011
    Does anyone know what the black marks might be on our New Hampshire Red rooster's comb?

    See photo here: http://flic.kr/p/aiAAnn

    I should be concerned with or is this normal?


  2. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2010
    He looks like a fine specimen. Have you tried wiping his comb with a soft, warm slightly soapy cloth? Kind of get it between your fingers with the cloth? Or maybe try a q-tip with the same?
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2011

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