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Do pale, yellowed comb (frostbit) tips always turn black?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Carrie Lynn, Dec 29, 2010.

  1. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And, how long does it take?
    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Dec 29, 2010
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    I can't give you an exact time frame because each chicken heals differently. They do not always turn black. They can just get scabby looking and then heal up. The more mild the frostbite the less likely it will black up and slough off.
     

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