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Comb color changes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cajunlizz, Aug 16, 2008.

  1. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Songster

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    Anyone know why the comb on my rooster changes . Alot of day s is it solid read , other days , a little part is purplish blue , WHY ?

    NEXT day its back to bright red . MOOD SWINGS ? [​IMG]
  2. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Songster

    Jan 2, 2008
    western mass
    Yeah - like mood RINGS!
  3. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing Premium Member

    [​IMG] That happens to Stupid's comb, too, but not Kip's. Strange, isn't it?
  4. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    Our hens' combs drain of color when they get stressed. Maybe he gets scared really easily and can't stop thinking about the big bad coyote [​IMG]
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    It can also be a sign of physical stress - a weakened heart condition that isn't yet life threatening.

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