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Bloody foot -- early frost bite?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kimchick621, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. kimchick621

    kimchick621 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 23, 2012
    So, I went out to put warm water in the chicken waterers this afternoon and I noticed my light sussex had some red marks on her feet. Is this early frost bite? Should I bring her in for the night and get her feet warm? No one else is having any issues. Just her.

    She's my bully, and I wondered if these were bully wounds, but...looking online and how red her toes are makes me wonder if I should bring her in the garage for the night and let her toes warm up. Thoughts?

  2. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2012
    Could be frostbite. If so, put neosporin on her feet. But I would also keep her in your garage for a night, just to make sure shes warm enough
  3. kimchick621

    kimchick621 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 23, 2012
    Thanks, I put plain petroleum jelly on her feet, and brought her inside with her snuggly baby (who's really not a baby anymore at 16 weeks). It's snowing again, so I'll let her stay in the night and check on her in the morning. Hopefully those toes won't turn black. :(
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    could it be bumblefoot?

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