What could cause this purple color on my chickens comb edges?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kucukti, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. kucukti

    kucukti New Egg

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    Yesterday I noticed that one of my chickens comb started to turn purple from edges.
    There isn't any other sign of a disease for her. I have 15 chickens that I look after.They are all well.


    What could cause that color change on chicken's comb?
    Can you please help me about this. I don't want to loose my chicken. :(

    Sorry for my bad english.

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  2. TWK777

    TWK777 Out Of The Brooder

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    If the back of the comb is dark, it might be stress or hormones. If the darkness moves up the comb it is a sign of a serious heart or lung problem. I had a hen die recently, and most of here comb was dark purple. what breed is it?
     
  3. limited25

    limited25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our rooster's comb will turn purple on the edges like that when he is stressed (like when he is separated from his hens for a while ... for good reason). When he is put back with them it immediately turns back to bright red.

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    Last edited: Aug 24, 2016

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