Winter cold & increased comb biting Question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Schwartzfarmnc, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. Schwartzfarmnc

    Schwartzfarmnc Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2010
    West Jefferson
    Has any one else noticed your chickens combs become more of a target during the cold weather? Our girls have plenty of room and plenty of places to perch and play, but over the past 2 weeks since the weather has changed it seems when there is a tussle it's an all out battle of the combs! I was wondering if the cold contributes to more comb attacks or maybe you just don't notice during the warmer months, if they heal easier when it's warm?

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