My hens comb.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lilytoes, Dec 14, 2009.

  1. Lilytoes

    Lilytoes In the Brooder

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    Why does my hens comb seem to enlarge sometimes ? I thought they were supposed to be small.[​IMG]
     

  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    You mean it grows and shrinks? That's odd.
     
  3. Lilytoes

    Lilytoes In the Brooder

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    Yes, It is generally small but now it's big.[​IMG]
     
  4. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Crowing

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    A hen's comb will enlarge and redden as she gets close to laying. Can also enlarge when a hen becomes the dominant hen.

    Matt
     

  5. Lilytoes

    Lilytoes In the Brooder

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    Ooooh, well that would explain why she has been laying in her nesting box alot lately. Thank you! I was afraid that it may not be normal.[​IMG][​IMG]
     

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