roo with red legs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dandar, Jan 6, 2015.

  1. dandar

    dandar Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a beautiful buff orphington roo and it has been snowy and cold here occasionally his legs become very red not particularly the feet but the legs i have applied a&d ointment to them last night but.. now this morning his legs seem more red i don't see any inflammation or swelling and he doesn't seem to have any problems walking. would this just be from the snow and cold?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Frequently red legs in roosters is an indication of high hormonal activity - generally nothing to worry about.
     
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  3. dandar

    dandar Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much amd makes sense as he has been quite "active "with his 3 girls lol
     

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