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Why is my rooster's comb shrinking? PLEASE help he's getting worse.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jfishfam, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. jfishfam

    jfishfam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our buff orpington rooster's comb is smaller than it was and not as bright in color. Otherwise he seems healthy and alert. Does anybody know why this could be happening?He is[​IMG]

    about 7 mo. old,

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    Compare his to the hen on the left and him on the right.

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    Look how big his comb was a couple of months ago.
     
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    It looks to me like his comb was injured.. I can't see why else it would shrink to that size. The points don't look distinct like they used to.

    The colour doesn't seem faded to me though.
     
  3. jfishfam

    jfishfam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our rooster seems to be getting worse. He is sluggish now. We are going to isolate him and see what we can do.
     

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