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Pale comb and wattles, why???

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TAMMACLEAN, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. TAMMACLEAN

    TAMMACLEAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicken has been inside for about a week. She had a big open wound on her backside that we are treating. It seems to be healing well, it's much smaller than it was. My question now is that this morning I checked in her and it seems that her comb and wattles are pale. She's also molting, I think, so no eggs. She's eating and drinking and tries to escape her box whenever she can. Any ideas?? I am also putting poly-vit-asol in her water.
     
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Pale combs and wattles are common during a molt or injury. It is also often seen if they are not out in the sun for a while.

    With everything going on with your girl, I'd say it's perfectly normal considering.
     
  3. TAMMACLEAN

    TAMMACLEAN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! For a minute I was worried.
     

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