My chickens have black spot on their combs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CityKidChickens, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. CityKidChickens

    CityKidChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    My 2 ISA Browns have had perfectly good combs their entire lifes. I went out their today an one of them had a decent sized black spot on the comb that looked almost like a scab. Then I noticed the other one had more spots but they were smaller. should I be worried? i am very Nervous.
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Black spots or scabs on combs can be from peck wounds that have drawn blood (white turns black.) Can you post a picture or two?
     
  3. CityKidChickens

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    they have gone away so i think it is a scab
     
  4. CityKidChickens

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    One of them has this. Different chicken. There was sime old chicken wire sticking out that she could have scratched her head on.[​IMG]
     
  5. Eggcessive

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    Yes, I would agree that it looks like she has injured herself on something sharp.
     

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