Not sure

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JakRat, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Dover
    Hello,
    I was looking at my girls today and on 2 of them their "ears" are whiteish while the others are red... one of them her comb is a bit white... is this normal???
     
  2. ksct

    ksct Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are they white white or just pale-er than the others?
     
  3. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    Chickens can have white or red ears, that's how you tell what color egg they will lay. White ears=white eggs, red ears=brown eggs. As for the whitish comb, I don't know about that.
     
  4. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Dover
    white-ish... they all lay brown eggs... i dunno maybe I am just seeing things, but their ear parts look paler than the others...
     
  5. raiderbabe239

    raiderbabe239 ♥ Hatchaholic ♥

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    could they have mites/lice? mine had mites a few months ago and theyre combs were starting to turn pale i dusted them for ites and they are all better now lol
     
  6. ksct

    ksct Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you post a pic? thay may help. however i will say that i have 12 hens and we do have a couple that look very 'pale' compared to the rest. but i'm not worried about them... hense the picture posting suggestion...
     

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