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Chicken has Frostbite HELP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by The Great Eel Man, Nov 20, 2017.

  1. The Great Eel Man

    The Great Eel Man Chirping

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    Just found one of my leghorns with frostbite and a bleeding tail, it was about -20c here and I need some help for what to do to treat her.

    I found it on her comb and waddle
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  2. The Great Eel Man

    The Great Eel Man Chirping

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    Currently trying to clean up blood
     
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    Just found she has lice too:barnie
     
  4. CHlCK3N

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    Oh no! I hate frostbite. We never have to deal with it, but we do have the heat.
    "Warm the chicken slowly. Never use a blow dryer, hot water, heat lamp, etc. Instead bring the affected chicken inside where it's warm. If the feet are affected, you can soak them in warm (not hot) water to get the circulation going."
    (http://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2014/01/treating-and-preventing-frostbite-in.html)
     
  5. The Great Eel Man

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    thanks, I already have her inside and we cleaned up all the blood, I'm guessing that she was probably pecked at.
     
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  8. The Great Eel Man

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    I will promptly put out a dust bathing area
     
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    Any other recommendations as for what I can do tonight?
     

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