HELP! Red faced chicken!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by IronAnne, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. IronAnne

    IronAnne New Egg

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    Is this normal? I woke up and noticed my chicken had a red face, I'm pretty sure it didn't look like that 2 days ago! I don't know much on chickens, I won this one in a fair. Perhaps it's a different chicken breed from the ones that I'm used to...

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    I apologize if I'm being too paranoid.
     
  2. dsowens15

    dsowens15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It seems fine to me. A lot of games I believe have the "red faces" How old is it?
     
  3. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Is it a hen? Don't know a lot about game birds. But when hens get ready to start laying their combs and wattles will get very red.
     
  4. IronAnne

    IronAnne New Egg

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    He's 5 months old. I don't think it'll lay eggs soon, they told me that those chicken never lay eggs, they're used for food [​IMG]
     
  5. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, sorry. i guess i'm not a lot of help. [​IMG] Hopefully someone else will give you a better answer.
     
  6. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be a breed of cornish. They have read faces. That is just my guess! Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  7. bigchicken2

    bigchicken2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's fine. My chickens have red faces.
     
  8. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    just my opinion, but for 5 mos. old, "he" does not look like a "he". It is normal for them to redden up at this age.
     
  9. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Quote:I am so very sorry, but that statement made me [​IMG] [​IMG] and [​IMG] some more!

    How do they reproduce if the hens do not lay eggs? [​IMG]
     
  10. IronAnne

    IronAnne New Egg

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    From what they told me, white hen do not lay eggs. They are born from a brown hen and a white rooster [​IMG]
     

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