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Pale comb no eggs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by julia305, Oct 9, 2015.

  1. julia305

    julia305 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all
    I had a fox attack 3 weeks ago and understandably my layer has stopped laying but I noticed her comb is not as red and looks a bit dry. She is going to the nest every day and singing the egg song but nothing is coming out. In every other way she seems ok though. Ie eating, dust bathing, scratching etc. she is about 6 months old. Any ideas what's going on with her? She has a few feathers sticking out is she moulting?
    Thanks x
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    It's the time of year to molt. When they molt, they don't lay eggs. When they don't lay eggs, their comb is pale and shriveled.
     
  3. julia305

    julia305 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh that's a relief. She still has all her feathers but at least there's nothing wrong with her

    Thank you for your advice
     
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2015

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