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Black on comb--cold damage already??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by vivaciouswoman, Nov 15, 2015.

  1. vivaciouswoman

    vivaciouswoman Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my 11 has some black on her comb. I'm attaching pictures. Is this cold damage? Or something else? We have had hard freezes here already. [​IMG]
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  2. vivaciouswoman

    vivaciouswoman Out Of The Brooder

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    As you can see the black extends over the back of the column and the base. And there are spots of it on the side too. [​IMG]
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  3. vivaciouswoman

    vivaciouswoman Out Of The Brooder

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    Now that we look more closely, more of the birds have black spots on their combs. But this one is the worst. Help????
     
  4. vivaciouswoman

    vivaciouswoman Out Of The Brooder

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    Pox?
     
  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    TO me it looks like she has been pecked or has injured it. Black marks like that are usually from bleeding. It should heal in a couple of weeks.
     

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