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Infection?

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My bantam roo has frostbite, and I'm pretty sure that he also has a small infection from it. I have brought him home with me from my grandparents farm (without dad's knowledge) hmm.png in hopes of making him feel better, I didn't have the time tonight to rig something up in the coop for him, that's why he came for a sleepover. I am wondering if anyone on here has a home remedy for this? Also, I have heard of using Vaseline for frostbite. I would like to know what exactly it's good for, and how often to apply it? Also, I have applied a antibacterial cream that my cousin used for her cracked and dry hands. Just once, and it is a really mellow cream, on terms of medicine. If that makes sense, I will try and post pics tomorrow, but any help is appreciated! smile.png
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Also, forgot this part in the post, the other reason I brought him home tonight. I have noticed over the years, that when a chicken is sick or cold, they'll bundle up in this one corner of the coop to, basically, die. Sorry to be blunt, but that is what he was doing, that's the only reason my mom let me bring him. And I'm really worried about putting him out with the other birds. He wanted to be alone, didn't run from me like he usually would , and looked cold. I'm going to be asking my dad for help cold-proofing the coop better tomorrow, because now that he's inside, he seems quite content, smile.png
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