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Is this an injury to comb or disease

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ILoveJoe, Nov 25, 2008.

  1. ILoveJoe

    ILoveJoe Songster

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    Dougie has a blackened/grayish area on his comb. Ihave noticed several chickens with smalls grayish specs on their combs as well. On one of the barred rocks, it kinda flaked off and looked like the tiniest tip of her comb was gone.


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  2. mrandmrschicken

    mrandmrschicken Songster

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    usually they are from being pecked by another bird. It will fall off I think. won't do any harm however. Frostbite would have nipped all the tips.
     
  3. ILoveJoe

    ILoveJoe Songster

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    Will the missing part grow back?
     
  4. mrandmrschicken

    mrandmrschicken Songster

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    I am not sure but Don't think so.
     

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