What happened to Captain Beefcake's comb?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by zoomia, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. zoomia

    zoomia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was gone for two weeks and came home to find that one of the spikes on my roo's comb looks white and withered. Online research says frostbite ... but it hasn't gotten much below 50. So maybe he got into a fight? Or it's a parasite or something? Any help is greatly appreciated because I have NO idea what this is about.

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  2. muell112

    muell112 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have other roosters or areas in your fense or something where he might have nicked it? Is he acting ok other than that?
     
  3. zoomia

    zoomia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's one other roo that I'm in the process of getting rid of, so maybe they got in a tussle. Though Captain Beefcake is by far the dominant one ... He's acting completely normally otherwise--it doesn't seem to bother him at all!
     
  4. obe10

    obe10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he should be fine [​IMG] looks like it shriveled up or something LOL maybe a scab?
     

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