Hello everyone. I live in WNY, 20 miles south of Buffalo. We have been hammered by snow and cold this week which resulted in some heartache. I got home from running some errands/ christmas shopping and was bringing out some fresh warm water to the gang. I regularly do a head count to make sure nothing is wrong. After my count, I had 12....I should have 12 1/2. Our little bantam rooster (he is literally 1/2 the size of all the ladies) was missing. We searched everywhere in the run but couldn't find him. There is 3-4 feet of fresh snow covering everything and I saw no fresh tracks anywhere. All of the paths I shoveled from the coop to their shed showed no sign of Ollie. We then expanded our search to outside of the fenced in run. My wife hollered "I think I found him!" I rushed to her side. There was Ollie. Wings open as if making a snow angel, frozen dead in a snow bank. I was devastated. I bent down and picked him up intending to search for any signs of trauma. I found none and assume he just flew out of the run (for what reason still baffles me) and got stuck in the deep snow unable to move. However, when I picked him up.....his body twitched. I decided to try something radical. I have read stories of animals/ people being frozen into a kind of stasis or coma and I thought I had nothing to lose. I brought Ollie into the house and set him up in a crate with plenty of bedding. We propped his crate up in front of an infrared space heater. After he thawed out, I noticed his neck and head were lifeless and flopping around. I wouldn't give up as this time I saw his eyelid twitch. I must have looked like a crazy person to my wife. "Look Look....his eye twitched!!!!" Every twenty minutes I would check on him. He still wasn't concious or breathing but oddly, when I would make my chicken call [HERRRRE CHICK CHICK CHICK] his body would twitch. Hope was starting to creep in. After 2 1/2 hours we were watching a movie and we heard a loud gasp of air and some clucking. Ollie was back. We then set him up with electrolytes/ water and food. After 10 minutes he was devouring the food. I have been regularly administering water/ electrolytes via syringe to ensure he is staying hydrated. Now I ask for some advice: Has this happened to anyone before? I am not sure what to do next. He has frostbite to his wattles where he was lying face down in the snow and can't seem to use his feet. His legs work down to about his knee, but he can't open his toes. Is there anything I can do to assist or is it just a wait and see approach? I mae sure to massage his feet and move his toes each day hoping that will help. His legs are naturally gray/ blue so I can't tell if there is any frostbite there. I am not seeing any black so that is at least something. The feet do feel slightly colder than I expect them to be. I am hoping it is just a syptom of the fatigue resulting from being dead and coming back to life haha. Other than his feet he has a great appetite, is very alert, and seems to be recovering well. Thank you for reading. There are so many great stories people share on this site and I just wanted to share the story of our miracle Ollie. Any advice on how to proceed would be greatly appreciated. Take care and Happy Holidays.