Pale comb!!!!

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  1. whittychick

    whittychick Songster

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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. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Yes, it's normal.
     
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  3. Bullitt

    Bullitt Songster

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    The comb gets lighter when a hen stops laying eggs. The comb will get more red before she starts laying eggs again.

    Are all your hens the same breed or mixed?

    I see you are on Cape Cod. It seems late for molting there. How long have your hens been molting?
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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