Rooster Comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by merrychick, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. merrychick

    merrychick New Egg

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    Our rooster is free range - he lost his only hen this winter and is getting old. We are getting him a new, mature hen for Easter.
    During the past two months his comb has changed. There are almost spur like ends to his comb. Is this frostbite? It seemed to develop over a period of time. He acts perfectly healthy otherwise!
     
  2. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Do you have a picture of his comb that you could share with us?
     
  3. chickenman33

    chickenman33 Out Of The Brooder

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    are the spuurs black?
     
  4. chickenman33

    chickenman33 Out Of The Brooder

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    my roosters combes have frostbitr and ore floped to thr side and the tips are black.
     
  5. chickenman33

    chickenman33 Out Of The Brooder

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    (with correct spelling) my rosters comb has frostbite, it is black at the top and is floped to one side, but it does not have spurs
     

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