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Frost Bite On My BJG?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TheHappyHen21, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. TheHappyHen21

    TheHappyHen21 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2015
    Russell, Ny
    I noticed 2 nights ago my Jersey Giant roosters comb was white and I felt it, It was hard and stuff and cold but only half is white. So yesterday I rubbed Petroleum Jelly all over it and his Waddles. This morning I checked him and now his comb is warm and flexible. Does this mean its not frostbite? Will color come back?

    BTW, Its bitter cold where I am in Upstate NY!!
  2. CochinLover1

    CochinLover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 17, 2015
    My rooster's combs are doing the same thing. That does sound like the beginning of frostbite. Keep up the Petroleum jelly or Vaseline(which is what I use). That will prevent them from getting frostbite.
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio

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