Dark comb colour or normal??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by shelbyw, Feb 12, 2017.

  1. shelbyw

    shelbyw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I am still sort of new to chickens and I don't know if I should be concerned about my hen's comb colour. She has not been laying for a week because she usually likes it to be around 70°F, but her comb is a very dark red colour. She is eating and pooping normally, just no eggs and a dark comb and wattles. It could be normal though, but I don't want to take any chances. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. shelbyw

    shelbyw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the hen with the dark comb. My BSL is for comparison
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Combs that look like those pictured usually indicate good health and that she is about to lay!! [​IMG]
     
  4. shelbyw

    shelbyw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay thanks! I have never really payed attention to her comb changing and it just kind of concerned me a little:) thanks again [​IMG]
     

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