Cone is purple

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

  1. debbieandbrucebuck

    debbieandbrucebuck Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 19, 2009
    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

    Jul 23, 2010
    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.

  4. atimme

    atimme Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 3, 2010
    Pics please! [​IMG]

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