Help please!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jaymeellis06, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. jaymeellis06

    jaymeellis06 Chirping

    Jun 25, 2014
    Florahome, Florida
    [​IMG] help, my blue splash marans roo has developed very dark comb and wattles and is not acting like his usual self. What could be wrong?
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    A dark comb and wattles can be caused by several things: hot or cold weather, poor circulation (heart problems), or trouble breathing (respiratory problems/respiratory disease). What are his other symptoms, if any?

    If he's acting relatively normal, it may be just because its hot outside. However, if he's acting lethargic, it could be heart problems, which can't really be treated. Finally, if he's having trouble breathing/sneezing/coughing, etc., it could be a respiratory disease.

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