1. silverlaced44

    silverlaced44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi!

    I have a rooster who has frostbite, I keep putting Vaseline on it but when he drinks the par t with it the worst gets wet. How can I treat it?
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    keep doing what you are doing but try to switch to nipple waterers if possible that way he can't dip his wattles in the water.
     
  3. silverlaced44

    silverlaced44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is the end of his comb that is the problem. How can I get vaseline on without rubbing?
     
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  4. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of water system do you have?
     
  5. silverlaced44

    silverlaced44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a pan of water, I only have it temporally though.
     
  6. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well the pan of water wouldn't cause the frostbite on his comb it would only affect his wattles
     
  7. silverlaced44

    silverlaced44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He has a big comb and it gets wet when he drinks.
     
  8. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know, putting the vaseline on is a good idea and he should heal great , but does he dunk his head to drink because I was my RIR roo drink and only his wattles get wet but they are inside our garage when it gets really cold no heat but better protection from the elements but he has never gotten his comb wet
     
  9. silverlaced44

    silverlaced44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The thing is that his comb goes down real far on his beak and when he gets a sip it gets wet.
     
  10. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    could you show a picture?
     

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