Chickens Bleeding From Head

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by limitlessliving, Feb 11, 2015.

  1. limitlessliving

    limitlessliving In the Brooder

    Nov 2, 2014
    Hi Everyone

    I noticed on the hanging feeder in my chicken coop that there is dried blood around the feeder from when the chickens were feeding. Problem is I cant tell which one of them is bleeding because they are brownish color. Could it be that they have frostbite on their wattles (sp?). I put Vaseline on them, not very often though. It seems they start to peck at each other's wattles when I put Vaseline on. Any suggestions?

    Thank you!
  2. brahmabantam

    brahmabantam In the Brooder

    Apr 11, 2014
    Most likely frostbite.
    When my chickens get it I leave them alone. ( normally it is on roosters because larger wattles and combs )

    Hope this helps.

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