pale comb, what does this mean?

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  1. RoseZubal

    RoseZubal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have read that pale combs can mean a disease, how do you know for sure?
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]Have their combs been pale from the start or just going pale recently. How old are the birds? Young pullets have a pale comb until they are approaching point of lay, then their combs and faces redden. Young cockerels usually display a red comb early.
     
  5. RoseZubal

    RoseZubal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are four months old and they have always been pale from the start, one hens just looks paler and different.
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. What breed/breeds do you have?
     

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