Help! Chickens comb is slightly purple on tips is that bad? *Brown Leghorns

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chicky91, Sep 11, 2014.

  1. Chicky91

    Chicky91 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 4 brown Leghorns and one of them (Beetle) has a large comb that is turning a little purple on it's tips. Should I be concerned? Please help! New to raising chickens! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Can you post a picture. If small round random areas could be pecking? Or if you have hardware cloth walls or windows could be abrasions? If you are in a freezing climate, could be frost bite?
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Also, large combs may have trouble with poor circulation. During hot weather/stress//cold weatherhard exercise, the comb may turn slightly purple.
     
  4. Nambroth

    Nambroth Fud Lady

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