Bluish green discoloration of the skin

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by prez6, Dec 25, 2016.

  1. prez6

    prez6 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a red sex link hen which has some missing feathers from pecking and I was checking on it to make sure it had no open wounds when I noticed this bluish green discoloration of the skin right above the missing feathers and I wanted to make sure it's nothing serious. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    More than likely, it is bruising. I would use some BluKote spray on her or cover her hen apron or saddle, so that the others don't keep pecking her.
     

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