Cone is purple

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by debbieandbrucebuck, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. debbieandbrucebuck

    debbieandbrucebuck Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a couple hens and a roo with purple areas on their cones. Does this mean there is a lack of blood supply? They are eating and acting normally. What does this mean and what should I do?
    Thanks for any help!
     
  2. Mrs. BJ Hensley Jr.

    Mrs. BJ Hensley Jr. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband says probably blood circulation problem. In the winter, they will be purple if frostbit. but its not cold enough for that. I dont know why all of those critters would have it though. if they dont act funny, its probably a good thing. But, id still look into it more., Sorry i cant help more.
     
  3. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:Can you post a pix?
    Does it look like an injury? scab? blueberry stain?

    Sometimes a dark comb can indicate circulation or heart problem, but there is not enough info.

    If they are acting fine I wouldn't worry too much.

    Last year I started to freak out cause one of mine's comb turned black. The next day it washed off in the rain- just dirt.

    Imp
     
  4. atimme

    atimme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pics please! [​IMG]
     

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