spots on roosters comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kens147, Nov 1, 2010.

  1. kens147

    kens147 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 17, 2009
    i gave my nice a rooster for her kids last summer she call today and said he has black spots on his comb i think frost bite what do you think
  2. snowflake

    snowflake Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2009
    Belding Michigan
    seems a little early for frost bite, how cold is it there? if there are any other roosters , or hens some one maybe pecking at the comb and the spots could be blood. If so they will heal
  3. BirdNut

    BirdNut Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 13, 2010
    Suprise, Arizona
    I doubt it'd be frostbite, unless it is actually freezing or below freezing over there. I think it could b something as minor as a speck of dirt or a peck mark. If they are raised, however, there is a chance you have Fowl Pox on your hands.
  4. Pet Duck Boy

    Pet Duck Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2009
    Orlando, FL
    Fowl pox, I just learned about it this month. All five of my pullets got it, but it went away within 2 weeks, and it won't come back after. As long as it's not in the mouth or eyes, it's fine. (And it's caused by mosquitoes)

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