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

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    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

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    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

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