bleeding comb with black spots?? pictures--

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by PurplePoppiPpl, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. PurplePoppiPpl

    PurplePoppiPpl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    some of my chickens (especially single combed roosters) have gotten black/discolored spots on their combs. some of them the top part has completely turned grey! now i found a hen whose comb had spots like this is bleeding on one of the tips.

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I believe that her comb is frost bitten.
     
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  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    The bleeding is from fighting and the black top of the comb is from frostbite. Treatment is Vaseline on the comb and wattles. For the injury's put neosporin on the wounds.
     
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