Is this Frostbite or something else?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bausherk, Jan 22, 2014.

  1. bausherk

    bausherk New Egg

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    Hello everyone, I am new to this site, and we only just started raising chickens this summer. When feeding my girls I noticed some black spots on their combs. There waddles are fine and so are their feet. Is this frostbite, fowl pox, or them pecking each other? I think it looks like frostbite, but wanted your expertise.[​IMG]

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    It does not rub off when I tried. Help me please!!!
     
  2. The Farm

    The Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] It looks like chickens pecking each other. Any one else???
     
  3. raph

    raph Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say that the hens are just pecking each other, the black on the comb looks like dried blood
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like just peck marks to me.
     
  5. The Farm

    The Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it only on one chicken???
     
  6. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. TTracy

    TTracy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here!!
     
  8. bausherk

    bausherk New Egg

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    Thanks everyone, no we have 15 chickens and I'd say probably 9 have marks like this.
     

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