Chickens comb and wattle went from bright red to pale pink and almost white

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BackyardChicks1, Feb 6, 2017.

  1. BackyardChicks1

    BackyardChicks1 New Egg

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    My chicken Chocolate Chicken, her comb and wattle went from bright red to pale pink/white in the matter of 2 months. What is happening? What do I do?
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    That is something to be concerned about - there are several things that can cause the change you noted, some more concerning than others. Can you tell us a bit more about your bird so that we can help you sort out which of the causes is involved in your situation? It would also be helpful if you would take and post a photo or two of your bird.

    How old is this bird?
    What breed is she?
    Is she currently laying or not?
    Has she been broody recently?
    Is she showing any other symptoms of ill health?
    Have you recently treated for anything - illness, internal parasites, external parasites?
    Have you checked her for internal and external parasites?
    Is she showing normal activity or has she changed her activity pattern?
    Is she currently molting or has she recently molted?
     
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  3. BackyardChicks1

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    How old is this bird? 9 months old
    What breed is she? Austrolop
    Is she currently laying or not? I am not sure
    Has she been broody recently? No
    ‚ÄčIs she showing any other symptoms of ill health? No
    Have you recently treated for anything - illness, internal parasites, external parasites? No
    Have you checked her for internal and external parasites? No
    Is she showing normal activity or has she changed her activity pattern?Normal Activity
    Is she currently molting or has she recently molted? No
     

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