Pale combs and wattles...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bbecca, Nov 9, 2016.

  1. bbecca

    bbecca Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone please tell me if these girls combs and wattles look pale? And if so, is this a sign of sickness? It seems to me that one of the BO has a brighter red comb than the other. Could it just depend on each chicken or is this a sign of sickness. Also I expected my PBR to have brighter red combs as well. They are 4 months old
     
  2. bbecca

    bbecca Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I'm trying to post pics and it won't download. I'll try later
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    A reddening of the comb, wattles is one of the signs of a pullet maturing. Less mature pullets will still retain the lighter colouring of comb. It's likely this is what you are seeing and most certainly nothing to worry about.
     

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