Clear Blister / Bump on comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by karinm072, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. karinm072

    karinm072 Out Of The Brooder

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    My 1 year old RIR hen has a new blister (bump/ bubble?) on the end of her comb. She seems ok otherwise. I just noticed it this evening. It has been around 85 degrees and humid the last couple of days. My other 3 girls don't seem to have any on them. Any ideas?
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  2. Gresh

    Gresh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It may be an insect bite of some sort. Over the years I've kept chickens, I've noticed strange things on their combs that came and went. If I were you, I would continue to keep an eye on her, and if the blister gets bigger/worse to let us know. If she continues to act healthy otherwise and the bump still remains but doesn't worsen then I wouldn't worry about it myself. However, other chicken keepers around here with more experience may think differently.

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