Chicken has me worried, please help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gtreinish, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. gtreinish

    gtreinish New Egg

    Sep 24, 2009
  2. spydertoys

    spydertoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2008
    Munfordville, Kentucky
    Looks to me like she cut herself on some wire maybe??
    They look like scabs from where it bled.
  3. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Looks like bleeding scabbed over? I read an article that says the comb and waddles are so full of blood (or blood source) that you can literally pinch them too tightly and get blood on your fingers.
  4. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    My hens get that. It's scabbing from being pecked or getting caught on something. In my case, I have a couple hens were will "fight" another hen out of "her" nest. [​IMG] One has a chunk missing in her comb...the biting hen had her beak covered in blood...and the nest. [​IMG]

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