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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kohagerty, Feb 8, 2015.

  1. kohagerty

    kohagerty New Egg

    Jan 3, 2015
    I have a few buffs and barred rocks with some white tips [​IMG] is there any relief balm to put on? My coop is heated but the weather has been so cold...
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    You really don't want to apply any pain killing cream or ointment, since benzocaine, lidocaine, and pramicain can be toxic to chickens in certain doses. You can use vetericyn, iodine, or plain antibiotic ointment as long as the combs are not massaged, since that can cause more tissue damage.
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  3. Arroz con Pollo

    Arroz con Pollo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 19, 2014
    South Lake Tahoe, CA
    I'd imagine vaseline could help temporarily, to keep things from getting any worse and to add some moisture.

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