red areas around beak and on face

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Sandiwool, May 21, 2012.

  1. Sandiwool

    Sandiwool In the Brooder

    May 21, 2012
    I am new to chicken keeping and have a Brabanter, Americauna, Wyandotte and Plymouth Rock that all have small areas of red by their beaks and ears. It doesn't look like mites and they are all eating well and are boisterous. Is this just a normal thing or could it be something they're eating? I am guilty of treats, the grains with meal worms and lots of fresh veg. They look forward to Momma comin' out every morning because they know a goodie is to follow. I do give them Nancy's yogurt at least once a week (plain, nonfat). They were born in Feb of this year (2012) so they aren't laying just yet. They seem fine but I just want to be sure I'm not missing anything...I'm one of those!

    I love this site and have learned so much from everyone's posts.

  2. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chirping

    Mar 12, 2012
    i think thats just the earlobes and wattles and comb signs of maturing!

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