Black spots in comb?


Oct 18, 2020
I have been away from home for a bit and noticed today one roster in a flock of roughly 20 birds had little black spot on his comb. It has not really been cold enough for frost bite and I inspected the other birds and only 1 other hen has the same spot but may 4 or 5. Not sure if it mites or lice or something else? Our first year with chickens so any advice is appreciated.


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It has not really been cold enough for frost bite
Is it too cold for mosquitos?
Could be dry pox...harmless virus that will resolve on it's own within a few weeks or so.

Could also just be dirt stuck in that funky comb......or peck wounds.

Great pic BTW.

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