1. Hippie Chicks Mom

    Hippie Chicks Mom Songster

    Jun 9, 2010
    Near Old Forge NY
    Today I let my girls out because it is the first warm day in 2 weeks. It had been near 0F or just above. She is eating well, acting fine and just got over a moult. Anything I should be concerned with??? I checked her for parasites and have not found any.
  2. luvzmychickens

    luvzmychickens In the Brooder

    Mar 17, 2010
    2 of my chickens have the same thing... [​IMG]
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    I have a hen whos comb is pale she also is just finally getting back her feathers after moult, If they are eating and acting fine I don't think it's anything to worry about, they just haven't come back into lay yet. I just check her over real good for mites or lice and make sure her poo looks normal.
  4. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    Once the hen starts laying again her comb will darken back to red. Non-laying hens' combs are much paler than laying hens' combs. Nothing to worry about except waiting for the eggs to start coming again.

    Good luck.
  5. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    If it's 0 degrees outside I'm not surprised. I've noticed that a couple hens' combs darken during the colder months. It will redden up once the weather gets warmer.

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