Lil banty rooster

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by bbychickfrm, Oct 28, 2014.

  1. bbychickfrm

    bbychickfrm New Egg

    Apr 19, 2014
    Hey all fellow chicken owners :) I haven't been on for awhile bc our chickens have been doing well. They are almost 8 months old now and have been laying nicely. I guess I'm just paranoid they are all gonna get sick and die. Our little banty rooster, I noticed today, has a really black and blue comb. His comb is wide and flat anyway not one that sticks up on his head. My husband says he was probably just in a fight with one of the other roosters. Do you think he's ok?
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    Larger combs like a roosters can have blood circulation issues so it is normal for some off coloring to come and go. Sometimes a poor circulation due to a heart condition can cause discoloring. With your young one I wouldn't worry too much. And maybe he did get bruised somehow.

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