1. Ninjasquirrel

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    Starting to see potential signs of frostbite. Its 20 degrees here amd the coldest day yet. Their feet are pink...should i be worried? What can i do?
     
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  2. DobieLover

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    Is your coop dry and well ventilated?
    Can you post pictures of what you suspect is frostbite?
    My flock has seen temps in the single digits and all I've seen so far is dry skin.
     
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  3. Ninjasquirrel

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    Its kinda hard to see with all the bedding. It is well ventilated and we monitor it. The run is lined with straw. Just put a fresh coat down and some fresh bedding
     
  4. DobieLover

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    It doesn't look like frostbite to me. Frostbite is black.
    As long as your coop is dry and well ventilated they should be fine.
     
  5. Ninjasquirrel

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    Ok good! I was worried that it could be a sign of it. This is our first winter. Its been mild so far but we just had a snow storm and a cold front pass thru. We dont heat the coop so ive been worried about how the cold will effect them.
     
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    We're going sub-zero tonight and won't come out of single digits tomorrow. Just checked mine and all are fine. They have been outside all day.
     
  7. chickenpeeple

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    20 degrees. Wow it's warm where you live. It's currently -2 where I live. lol
     
  8. Ninjasquirrel

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    Lol. Good to know my babies arent in danger then! My father was just complaining its cold where he is...in florida. Its 60 degrees. :smack
     

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