Comb color changes

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

  1. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    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 Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It can also be a sign of physical stress - a weakened heart condition that isn't yet life threatening.
     

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