purple comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gambler, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. gambler

    gambler Out Of The Brooder

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    Last night I shot one of my hens because she seemed unstable and her comb was a purple color not red like it should be. She was an older chicken (6yrs). Any ideas on what could have been wrong with her? I thought she was having heart and circulation issues.
     
  2. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    [​IMG] Sorry about your hen. It does sound like a circulation problem. Six years is actually getting up there in age for a chicken. [​IMG]
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:x2. Just curious, was she showing any other symptoms? Sorry for your loss.
     

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