Yellow in comb, not usually there

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by toejam, Dec 24, 2010.

  1. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    Well, today I noticed both of my red jungle fowl had some yellow on their combs. Possilbe frostbite? Something else? any help is appericated
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Usually frostbite starts white. It will turn black if tissue dies. Fungus, maybe?
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    post a picture if you can, someone else had a roo that had frost bite and it had some yellow which was pus, might want to put some neosporin on it just in case.
     
  4. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    I think it's frostbite. It can appear yellow or white. Neosporin/bag balm and I've also heard betadine will help.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Keep us up to date okay [​IMG]
     
  6. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    Ok I will. Going to put some on now
     
  7. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    If I put neosporin on, will the comb be ok? Did I catch it early enough?
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    The part thats yellow will probably turn black and fall off eventually sorry to say, hopefully your aren't showing him. Just watch it for infection, but he should be fine.
     
  9. toejam

    toejam Never enough birds

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    Well that sucks... I had plans on taking it fair... O well I can breed them and take the babies or hens:(
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    [​IMG]...but he should produce beautiful babies [​IMG]..............hey I read your BYC page very impressive for a 14 yr. old. but I want to see pictures.. Please [​IMG]
     
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