Rooster's comb is black

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by eepj987, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. eepj987

    eepj987 New Egg

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    I need help chicken friends. My dear rooster, Gomer, (we do love him, despite the silly name) is under duress. He started limping about a month ago, and has gone down hill from there. He has feather loss, he's lethargic, and his comb went from red, to blue-ish black, and now his comb is crusty. And what's worse is the hens no longer want anything to do with him and won't let him back in the coop at night. I noticed today some of their combs are turning black as well. I'm afraid I'm seeing the beginnings of the end, but I don't even know WHAT I'm dealing with at this point. Please help!! [​IMG]
     
  2. theuglychick

    theuglychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. eepj987

    eepj987 New Egg

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    eepj987 New Egg

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    Wow, after more research from your suggestion, that sounds exactly like what we've got. Bummer!
     
  5. theuglychick

    theuglychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you ever figure out what you were dealing with with your rooster? Hoping all is well.
     

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