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Head and neck, healthy chicken
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Head and neck, healthy chicken

    Head and neck of healthy egg-type chicken in lay.

    The comb should be bright red, slightly warm, turgid, and free of scabs and lesions. The bird should hold its head high and have good muscle tone.

Courtesy of Dr. Patricia Wakenell.