Chilly Pinkish Feet?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by birdwrangler057, Nov 28, 2016.

  1. birdwrangler057

    birdwrangler057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello BYC,
    My chickens have been getting pinkish coloring in their feet lately, I am sure it's from the cold because they don't ever have it during the usual SC subtropic weather. Should I do something about this, and what should I do? [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    They'll be fine. Keep their coop clean, dry and draft free and the winter will be of no consequence. Mine have raised chicks when there is snow on the ground.
     
  3. birdwrangler057

    birdwrangler057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, thanks for the tip. [​IMG]
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Red/pink in the legs/feet is caused by hormones. Most of my hens get red in the feet shortly before they start molting. By the time their molt is finished, the legs are back to their normal coloring.
     
  5. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Agree with Sourland and Junebuggena. [​IMG]

    Good looking out to notice changes! [​IMG]
     
  6. birdwrangler057

    birdwrangler057 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, they are just coming out of the molting stage so that would be logical. Thanks
     

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