Is This Something I Should Worry About?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CJkid, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. CJkid

    CJkid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey Everybody[​IMG]

    I have noticed a weird black spot on my roosters waddle. My first instinct was that he was being pecked....but this seems very unlikely from what I have observed in his relationship with the hens. But I could be wrong.
    Below are some pics i got today... anybody recognize what this could be?



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  2. mnferalkitty

    mnferalkitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like he hurt his waddle maybe rubbing on something, sticking his head through something, if it doesn't look infected just leave it alone.
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    It looks like they couldve been scratched in some manner and bled some. Hens couldve pecked at them because of the blood and made it appear to look worse than it originally was. I recommend putting Blu-Kote on the affected areas, that should do the trick. BTW, beautiful roo!
     
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2012
  4. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    make sure he has no mites or ticks, sometimes they peck on him trying to eat those bugs
     

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