Can frostbite heal on its own

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sunshine ducky, Jan 17, 2017.

  1. sunshine ducky

    sunshine ducky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey everyone, one of my hens has recently got frostbite. I rehomed her in my house and was thinking, should I just leave her till winter ends and not do anything to the comb. Or should I put medications or vasaline on it right away? Basically can a frost bitten comb cure itself? Thanks!
     
  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep it will just die and fall off.Happens to a lot of us.
     
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  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Vetericyn spray is good to use for frostbite, and bacitracin or plain neosporin ointment are also good. The frostbitten points may become rounded off within a few weeks.
     
  4. sunshine ducky

    sunshine ducky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks everyone!
     

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