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white scratches on rooster's comb

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Areeba, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. Areeba

    Areeba In the Brooder

    Oct 31, 2011
    Hi All,
    Hope everyone is fine and enjoying good health. people i need ur help regarding my bantam cochin rooster. he is about 8 months old .tomorrow i noticed that there are some scratches on his comb, wattle. he is shaking his head every now and then tries to swallow something.so what is it and what should i do??

  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    The scratches don't sound alarming to me...maybe he has dryish skin on his comb/wattles?? And I guess the head shaking doesn't concern me too much either unless it's just continuous. I notice my chickens shake their heads more and do the throat thing more often when it's windy here...I'm not sure why though. Has it been windy there???
    Some look like they're trying to swallow when the crop is really full...???
    Could any of these be possibilities?

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