Rooster/ what is on his comb?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Wesjosy, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. Wesjosy

    Wesjosy Just Hatched

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    We just picked up a new Black Star rooster yesterday. He is a year old and
    is now molting. But there are black spots on his very large comb. Just
    wondering what they are.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    They could be insect bites, the result of pecking or maybe fowl pox. If you can post a pic hopefully it may shed some light.

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  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    They are, normally, just a result of a pecking incident, scrape or speck of mud.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Did he come from a cold climate, it could be from winter frostbite .
     
  5. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any pics?
     
  6. Wesjosy

    Wesjosy Just Hatched

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    I have pictures but do not know how to post them onto the website.
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    See those little boxes right about the area you type in the text box? Two over to the left from the smiley face will allow you to upload pictures.
     
  8. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    It could be dry blood
     

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