floppy comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Yello, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. Yello

    Yello Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my leghorn hens comb has gone floppy. What does this mean?
     
  2. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
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    good question. dont know the answer. giving you a bump up, perhaps someone else does. [​IMG]
    i have a couple hens with this. nothing appears to be wrong with them, happy as hens could be. i dunno.
     
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Is there any other symptoms? Pick the bird up, is she still a good weight? Is her face still red or has it gotten pale? What color is her comb? Have they been wormed and with what?

    If otherwise she is fine, I do believe in time those huge combs get floppy............
     
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2011
  4. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    That's normal for leghorns [​IMG]
     
  5. Yello

    Yello Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone. Was told that floppy combs on leghorns is normal. She seems ok in all other ways. Thank you for your comments.
     

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