my rooster's comb looks funny

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by marcus connor, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. marcus connor

    marcus connor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my rooster's comb turns a blue color and he has been doing it for a while but can i make him stop somehow
     
  2. Toddrick

    Toddrick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe it means lack of oxygen in the blood. Not a good sign of so.
     
  3. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bluish/purple tinge to comb can be from many causes,such as;hormones,cold,stress,illness,plugged nares and respiratory/circulatory issues.

    I see this with my boys and it usually means that they are ticked off about something or hormonal.
     
  4. marcus connor

    marcus connor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    but not the hole comb just the tips and the back of the comb he should be somwere from 2 or 3 years old
     
  5. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What was he doing when you noticed tinge to comb? Any signs of breathing difficulties? Any wheezing/coughing?
     
  6. marcus connor

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    and he has some scaly looking feet that feathers try to pop up on but he does not have a illness
     
  7. marcus connor

    marcus connor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no just being a rooster like crowing
     
  8. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just keep an eye on him,if he is eating/drinking and pooping normal,and there is no indication of respiratory issues then do not worry as i have seen this hundreds of times.

    Check his nares to rule out impacted feed.
     
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  9. marcus connor

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    ok
     

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