Can anyone tell me if this is normal....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by patrickfoy1, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. patrickfoy1

    patrickfoy1 Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen has a black cluster of bumps on her comb.... I'm trying to find out if this is something I should be worried about.... Picture attached...[​IMG]
     
  2. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Could be dry blood from fighting.
     
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  3. Thenewgoat

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    i agree it could be dry blood just watch it and see what happens if it is blood you should be able to wipe it with a damp paper towel and red come off.
     
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  4. patrickfoy1

    patrickfoy1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I appreciate your help..
     
  5. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member



    Wow that's a huge comb for a hen! Those look like scabs to me from fighting too. If you had not said it was a hen I would say its a rooster.
     
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  6. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    I have 2 hens with large combs like that. One is a White Leghorn and the other is an Amber-Link
     
  7. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member


    That is so cool, my hens all have girlie combs.
     
  8. patrickfoy1

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    Thanks all...cleaned the blood off and all is fine.... We have five hens, four of them have roster like combs.. .LOL
     

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