Turkin's comb is black!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sharon53, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. sharon53

    sharon53 Out Of The Brooder

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    It's been below zero here :(in Helena, but all 8 turkeys, 2 star hens, & 10 bantam chickens are fine.
    But this morning as I was watering the birds I got a good look at Turkin & saw his comb had turned black. Has it been frozen? If that' s the case, why are all my others just fine?
     
  2. Heartlandrabbitry

    Heartlandrabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm guessing he got frost bite? Not 100% sure but may be the case. If the others have normal looking colored combs I don't think you need to worry about them.
     
  3. shuizar209

    shuizar209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what youexplain it could be frostbiten. However are there small crusty sores on the comb as well? Pictures would help alot!
     

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