Discolored crown on roo?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kaybats, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. kaybats

    kaybats Songster

    Jun 4, 2011
    I have two 7+ month old RIR roos. One Leroy, resides with 3 RIR laying hens, same age. Max with 7 BOs and 3 WR three+ mos. Max goes out with the girls every day. I have to coax Leroy to come out.
    Last few days, Leroy would not come out of coop and his crown was looking like it was starting to turn blue/pupleish.

    Leroy spent quite a bit of time outside today and his crown showed no signs of discoloration any more, bright red all over. Does he need more sun? More time out? Is this a sickness I can cure/prevent?

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