Very Red one minute...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BrianT, Sep 18, 2010.

  1. BrianT

    BrianT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ...then not so much. Any ideas?
     
  2. NC29mom

    NC29mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what are you referring to? Their comb? Sometimes it changes color with the temperatures, I think they use it as a cooling/heating method. I have a rooster with a rather large comb, and his is darker when it's cooler and bright red when it's hot.
     
  3. BrianT

    BrianT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Comb, face and waddles
     
  4. Pet Duck Boy

    Pet Duck Boy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine always do that too. When out roaming the yard, picking bugs, and settling disputes, their combs are usually bright red including faces/wattles. Then when they decide to take a break and lay down their faces/combs/wattles will turn a pale orange to a pale red.
     

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