This morning when I opened the coop door, there was blood everywhere! Splatters covered the feeder. The waterer. Splatters were on most of the other chickens (total 6 hens and 1 roo). On the floor. I inspected everyone. The comb on our Minorca hen had been cut (1/8') like a slice at the base in the back and it looked like there were maybe a few smaller cuts in the front. (Matted in blood.) I can't figure out what the heck happened. Can you help me sleuth it? Either she got into a fight with another hen, some animal got into the coop or she somehow hurt herself (which seems unlikely). - No other birds seem injured or like they were in a fight. - Our chickens get along. We have never had an issue in the past. - This hen is much liked by our roo and she is close to the top or in the middle of the pecking order. - The injured hen is business as usual - is not shying away from any other chickens and is hanging right in the middle of the group with no fear. - It has been very cold (NY) and the chickens are opting to stay in the coop most of the time. The coop is 12x8' with plenty of roosts and food. Think they should have plenty of space. - From the blood splatter, it does look like the fight took place near the feeder. Or she got cut and shook her head near the feeder. - Our Minorca is tough and pushy. She will take things out of my hands and annoys the other birds sometimes. They usually give her a quick peck or run her back if she is being too much of a jerk. - I was about to set-up a wild life camera in the coop because I'm pretty sure some animal is somehow getting into the coop and eating the food. Reasons - 1) food level is going down super fast and 2) about a month ago, the chickens started opting to sleep outside when they had been roosting in the coop regularly. Think something has been getting in at night. (Wish I had set the camera up last night!!!!!!!!!!!!!) Could she have attacked an intruder? She is very tough - she has no fear of me. Thoughts? Leaning toward another hen, but it's impossible to tell who. Also, I cleaned the wound. Any other things you think I should do to care for it. The comb is literally sliced from the base in - if she were a person, I would give her stitches.