Roosters comb sliced off

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SunnySoleil, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. SunnySoleil

    SunnySoleil In the Brooder

    Our American Game Rooster, think that's what he is, is in a cage - we got him with 11 game hens as part of the 'gift' deal. Yesterday found him out of the cage fighting with our other roo. He had no comb. Found his comb on top of the cage.. It was sliced clean off.

    I put woundkote on it.. but not sure if this is a bad injury...He still walks around, and think he is eating... any advice?

  2. sawmane1

    sawmane1 Songster

    Feb 22, 2011
    Mcminnville, Oregon
    is he bleeding alot?
    my bantam rooster got caught in the fence and lost a spike.
    he bled out and than died.
  3. tinydancer87

    tinydancer87 Songster

    Apr 5, 2011
    SE Georgia
    May not be as bad as you think. Lots of people dub their roosters' combs and wattles for show, which means they just cut them off with scissors [​IMG]

    There is usually a good bit of blood. I would keep him separate for a couple of days, apply neosporin liberally, and make sure he doesn't bump it. If he is eating, etc. he will probably be fine.
  4. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    He just self-dubbed! Keep it from getting infected and he'll be fine.

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