Another poor rooster with frostbite, need help with Betadine treatment

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kittyacid, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. kittyacid

    kittyacid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My rooster had two tiny black tips on his comb that seemed okay until Saturday when they appeared swollen and started bleeding a lot. I have been putting Betadine on him since yesterday morning (twice a day) and he already appears somewhat better, the swelling is a little less and the comb does not appear to be bleeding. Can anyone tell me how long to continue the Betadine treatment and is there anything else that I can do to help him? Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Jan 24, 2011
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I haven't tried the betadine on my rooster, he has some frost bite also, I have been putting neosporin on it, I would be worried the betadine might dry it out too much..
     
  3. kittyacid

    kittyacid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was using the Betadine to dry it up because it was so bloody and weepy.....I wonder if I should switch to Neosporin now that it has dried somewhat.
     
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    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I would if you have the drainage under control, the neosporin will also help protect it from the cold too
     

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