Cracked feet Barred Rock hen and rooster, EE look fine!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Almostmagic, Nov 19, 2014.

  1. Almostmagic

    Almostmagic New Egg

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    Why would the feet on my Barred Rocks be cracking and bleeding a very little(only hen), and my EE hens(2) legs look GREAT? All kept in same coop, new at chickens this year, raised these myself, no chickens ever here before. Could it be mites or chapping or something? It got SUPER cold here in like 1 day. Can you get mites if no chickens ever in coop before? Thanks I would post pics but not sure I can I will check my camera, not too good at that stuff sorry....
     
  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like it could be from the cold especially if the temperature dropped gradually.
     
  3. Brookliner

    Brookliner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be frost bite. Look for articles on frost bite in the search bar.
     

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