What does black comb look like? Does it affect the wattles sometimes?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Duck Keeper, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. Duck Keeper

    Duck Keeper Songster

    Mar 18, 2009
    Out in the Boonies
    I have a chicken.

    And her wattles are looking kind of swollen with black 'patches...'

    I'm worried about her, since I don't ever recall seeing this on ANY of my birds, but she's separate from the others (in a box inside) and she's just chilling out for now.
    She was growling at me when she was laying her egg like my chickens usually do, and she's been acting pretty normal. It just... Looks nasty.

    I was thinking it could maybe be frostbite, but it really hasn't been that cold here lately.

    EDIT: Picture.

    Last edited: Sep 15, 2009

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