Help! Scab on top of beak/comb-- normal?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by beachcoopgirls, Aug 29, 2016.

  1. beachcoopgirls

    beachcoopgirls Just Hatched

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    I've only had chicken for about two months so I'm not sure what's normal or not. We have a polish hen who I thought was going through molting and growing out a comb but it looks more like a scab today and some of her head feathers look broken. I tried to clean it up, it's not bleeding and she is acting otherwise normal.
    Attached is a picture . Excuse her dirty face, she got caught in the rain [​IMG] I have more pictures if necessary but this one appears the most clear
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  2. beachcoopgirls

    beachcoopgirls Just Hatched

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    Here are another couple pictures [​IMG] (If you click the pics it makes it full size and isn't blurry)
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  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    It looks possibly like she may have injured her beak on fencing or a sharp feeder.
     

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