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Do you mean her comb, or is she a crested breed? If it is her comb and it is not bleeding badly, she probably got pecked on the head or bumped it. If you feel the need to do something, put a little antibiotic like neosporin on it. If it is bleeding badly use a styptic pencil or even a little flour, seperate her out for a day to let it start healing and then put her back in place. Watch the other chickens to see if she is being picked on.
It stopped bleeding. I tried to wipe it somewhat clean. I also cleaned the nestting box that had blood all over it. I'm keeping a close eye on her. She's I believe one of my good chickens who lays on the eggs besides laying them.
Whenever a chicken jets even the smallest injury to their comb, they shake their head and throw blood all over the place. It always looks worse than it is. I went out once and thought one of my chickens must surely be dead from blood loos, the coop looked like the chainsaw massecre. I finially found one floppy combed bird with the tim of a peak torn. She wasn't bothered half as much as I was!
Hi All, When I was checking my chickens yesterday I notice that one of them has a really bare right breast and her stomach area is really bare. Both spots are so bare that they are reddish pink. No feathers at all. She's still laying eggs, I know because I got one right after she laid it. I'm not sure what to do about her bare ness. Any ideas?
She may have plucked them herself. My fathers barred rocks always do. I am not sure why. Do you think she did it or the others? Are the others picking at her? You could apply some of that no pick stuff I hear people use on here. You can get it at the Tractor Supply. No blood? hmmm