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Can Chickens Get Nose Bleeds?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shadow rabbit10, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. shadow rabbit10

    shadow rabbit10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked up my Polish hen today and noticed what looked like a small bit of dried blood on/in her nostril. I also saw a small streak of dried blood on her crest near her nostril. Could she have hit her beak on something or have had a nosebleed? She's fine otherwise and I have seen nothing else...
     
  2. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, she could have given herself a small scrape. I have never had a chicken with a nose bleed though! I would more likely think it is from something else.....like a small injury.
     
  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Most likely she was pecked on her comb and it bled down her face.
     
  4. shadow rabbit10

    shadow rabbit10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is a Polish, so she doesn't have a comb. She sometimes runs into things, (she can't see well) so maybe she bumped her beak?
     
  5. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Oh didn't see that. Yeah that's possible.
     
  6. madison bryant

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    so it means that my chicken will be ok????????
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