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Scab on comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Claire_Bear, Jul 12, 2007.

  1. Claire_Bear

    Claire_Bear Out Of The Brooder

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    my hen has one scab on one of the ridges on her comb. Should i be worried?
    is it a fungus, or was she just being rowdy, but i really have no clue.
     
  2. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    can u post pics ?
     
  3. Claire_Bear

    Claire_Bear Out Of The Brooder

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    its hard to see... but here it is
     
  4. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    i think it looks like one of your other chickens might have pecked her and it just scabed over. [​IMG] thats my guess maby someone else has a diffrent ideas ?
     
  5. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Looks like she inured it on something or another hen picked it. I wouldn't worry
     
  6. CashmereSussex

    CashmereSussex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it heals up, my roos get them all the time when they have been fighting
     
  7. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
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