Pale comb!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by whittychick, Dec 4, 2013.

  1. whittychick

    whittychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my chickens are molting and I noticed one of my girls had a very pale comb...is this normal when they molt? She's totally fine and herself. I'm getting nervous!!
     
  2. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    Perfectly normal. My Speckled Sussex is thru her molt & her comb is just starting to red'n up again. My poor Barnvelders are just starting their molt & look pathetically pale & scruffy.
     
  3. whittychick

    whittychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh good! Thanks! I've read that when they have pale combs that they're sick! Hoping that wasn't the case [​IMG]
     
  4. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    A chicken during the molt is sick. Molting makes them feverish as well as sore, just like my Arthur pain and old injuries make's me ill tempered when the weather changes.
     
  5. whittychick

    whittychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh really I didn't know that?!!!! Ill have to read more info!
     

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