buff orp ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by brian348, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. brian348

    brian348 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 25, 2010
    need a little wisdom;) . I have a 7 month old buff roo that has been servicing my girls and I noticed today that the tip of his comb is becoming black. Thinking it could be frost bite but someone mentioned that this is a sign of infertility. Does anyone know?

    thanks, Brian
  2. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2010
    Glasgow, Scotland
    Well, my roos both have black tips to their combs and I'm currently incubating half a dozen fertile eggs. I never heard the black comb tips = infertility thing before. More likely to be frost damage or perhaps pecking damage I'd say.

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