NN/Turkin head really red is this normal?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bock_Bock, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    My nn head is really red cold this be from cold or is this just normal for them?
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    thank you for looking
     
  2. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    It's normal and in your chick's case it's a sign it's probably a cockerel.

    The redness is the same reaction seen on any chicken's face/combs, just much more "visible" on naked necked birds. Some people think it is sunburn(like on Henderson's chicken breed chart..) but it isn't.

    Laying NN hens also get a really red face/combs.. again same thing, normal, happens on other breed hens too.. simply more visible.
     
  3. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    ok thanks so much for the info i figured it was a roo so it is going bye bye then
     
  4. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Aww, and no problem.
     

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