Black on Comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JaciesCoop, Aug 29, 2007.

  1. JaciesCoop

    JaciesCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2007
    Arizona
    Henry is a white leghorn roo less than a year old and I've been seeing all these postings about black on the comb. When should you get concerned? I started looking at Henry and he does have some tiny black spots but nothing huge. Are these natural or should I be concerned and start watching them carefully?

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    Thanks
    Jacie


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  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Not to worry, those tiny black dots are just scabs that will come off. Probably got them from bug bits or run ins with fencing or other stuff while doing the chicken thing.
     
  3. JaciesCoop

    JaciesCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2007
    Arizona
    thank you for the quick reply. I'll put that in the box of "not to worry" items.

    Jacie
     

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